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Important Notice for Consular Service Seekers as of 10 July 2020:

Due to recurrence of COVID-19 infections, for the safety of the visitors and officials - consular service seekers are requested to send their documents by post or courier. In the cases where physical appearance is unavoidable, the applicants are requested to get prior appointment. For appointment please send email to or


  • Mandatory 14 days Institutional Quarantine for the Passengers coming to Bangladesh with effect from 31 March 2021

    For Details: Kindly see the announcements

  • Urgent Notice for Visa Seekers(as of 20 March 2020): (a) Visa will be granted to the visitors only for urgent cases after receiving a medical certificate from a competent physician on applicant's not being infected with COVID-19.

    (b) Those who have already been granted visa will have to produce a similar certificate at entry point of Bangladesh.
    (c) Those who are arriving in Bangladesh from other Coronavirus affected countries will be quarantined for two weeks after their arrival. Health officials at the entry points would decide whether they would be self-quarantine or in Government run facilities. 
    (d) Facility of "On Arrival Visa" has been discontinued for visitors of any country.



  • Bangladesh High Commission discontinues hand-written visa from 10 March 2020

    (uploaded on 10 March 2020) 

  • From 01 March 2020, Bangladesh diaspora and consular service seekers from Queensland are advised to approach Bangladesh Consulate General Sydney for consular service and relevant assistance.

    Address: Suite-2, Level-1, 189 Kent Street, NSW 2000 ; contact number: 0283269777; website

    (Revised on 03 June 2020)

  • Wrongly paid consular fees are not refundable

    a.   Please pay to Bangladesh High Commission Canberra only when you seek service from Canberra
    b.   Please pay to Bangladesh Consulate General Sydney only when you seek service from Sydney

    (uploaded on 27 November 2019)

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Welcome to the website of the Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra, Australia. I am very pleased to introduce our newly designed website which we hope will serve as a one-stop portal and link between the High Commission and the wider host community in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

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Bangladesh and Australia have excellent bilateral relations. Australia was the first country from the developed world to accord recognition to the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. Since the establishment of diplomatic resident mission in each other’s capital, bilateral relation between the two countries continued to grow and deepened.

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Announcements view all
Holiday Notice for "Bengali New Year (Pohela Baishakh)" on 14 April 2021
Announcement for Ramadan Office Timing 2021
statement of Consular Services of the High Commission (01 March - 31 March 2021)
Holiday Notice for "Good Friday" & Easter Monday on 02 April & 05 April 2021 respectively
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Press Release for Inauguration of Miniature National Parliament at Cockington Garden City, Canberra, Australia on 28 March 2021
Press Release for celebration of 50th Years of Independence of Bangladesh on 26 March 2021
Press Release for Observance of 'National Genocide Day' on 25th March 2021