Alive Certificate
Alive Certificate
Required Documents for Alive Certificate

i) Bangladeshi photo ID (Passport or National ID).
ii) Canadian photo ID (Passport/PR card/Driver’s License).
iii) 45mmX35mm recent photograph with white background (not older than 6 months).
iv) Any information/document in support of the application, should also be submitted.
v) Online Payment/Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified cheque or to be paid in person by Debit/Credit Card.

[Please prepare digital copies (scanned or clear photograph) of the above documents for Online submission]

Personal appearance at the Consulate General is mandatory for Alive Certificate.

If the applicant is not fit to physically come to the Consulate, an authorised Doctor/Hospital may certify that the applicant is not physically fit to visit the Consulate. As an alternative to the personal appearance, Consulate General will arrange a virtual interview through an appropriate digital interface.

Step 1: BDCG Online Application

Click here »» Create profile »» Choose service »» Upload photograph »» Complete online application »» Upload all required Documents »» Save & Submit.

A confirmation page will be generated and a copy of that will be sent to applicant’s e-mail, please print and sign the confirmation page for submission.

Applicant must submit documents either in-person or by post to the Consulate General within the 90 days of online application. Failure to submit/send document(s) within 90 days will result in automatic expiration/deletion of BDCG Online Application from the Digitised Consular Service System (DCSS). There will be no refund of fees for such expiration/deletion. 

Step 2: Document Submission

Applicant should submit i) signed confirmation page ii) all required documents (if applicable) and iii) documents to be attested and iv) Online payment or Bank draft/Postal order/Certified cheque or payment by Debit/Credit card at the service counter of the Consulate.

In-Person: Applicant must be present at the Consulate General as per online appointment scheduled for in person submission. Booked appointment can be rescheduled/managed by login to Your Application and selecting ‘Manage Appointment’.

Step 3: Paying Fees

Government fee for ‘Alive Certificate’ is C$ 40.00 (Regular – by 3 working days) and C$ 60.00 (Express – by 1 full working day), for details please see Consular Fees. Applicant may pay online- a transaction receipt will be e-mailed to cardholder’s email OR through Bank Draft/Postal Order addressed to the “Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto” OR pay through Debit/Credit card at the service counter of the Consulate.

[Consulate General of Bangladesh does not accept any cash payment]

Step 4: Processing

Upon physical appearance of the applicant or Medical Statement, the Consular Agent will process the application.

Step 5: Disposal

Applicant should collect Alive Certificate on the date of delivery mentioned in the payment receipt.

Special note:

  • Incomplete Application will not be processed.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to request for any additional document at any stage of the application process.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to withhold any application for further examination.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to reject/cancel any application at any stage of the processing.
  • If requires, Bangladesh Consulate General may request applicant for in-person interview.
  • Consular fee paid to the Consulate General is non-refundable.

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