Consular Camps in Perth once a year : 18 October 2008 (Saturday)
[English Text only] Bangladesh High Commission, Canberra, 22 September 2008, Press Release
This is to inform that the High Commission will organize Consular Camps in Perth once a year. The first Consular Camp in Perth will be organized on 18 October 2008 (Saturday) at the following address:
Belmont Community Resource Centre, Elizabeth Street, Cloverdale, WA 6105
Consular services will be rendered from 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs on Saturday, 18 October 2008. Urgent fee, as mentioned in the following table, is charged for rendering two types of consular services (Passport Renewal and Endorsement) at consular camps as these are rendered the same day. Other types of consular services are also rendered the same day, for which, there is only one fee structure.
The following consular services will be available at the consular camp:
|Name of Consular Service||Fee (in Australian Dollar)|
|Passport Renewal||57.00 for each year i.e. 285.00 for five years.|
|Endorsement in Bangladesh Passport (inclusion of children / change of name / profession etc.)||141.00|
|'No Visa Required….' seal in Australian / New Zealand passport (first time or transfer)||55.00|
|Visa (tourist, business etc.) for Australian nationals||60.00 (single-entry)75.00 (double-entry)260.00 (multiple-entry)|
|Attestation (power of attorney)||11.00 (for first page)6.00 (for each subsequent page)|
|General attestation of documents like photocopy of Bangladesh passport, photograph, application for police clearance certificate, applications for opening a bank account in Bangladesh etc.||Nil|
All are requested to kindly visit the ‘Passport / Visa / Consular Matters’ Section of the website of the High Commission http://www.bangladoot-canberra.org/ for detailed information regarding different types of consular services, mentioned above.
The following consular services will NOT be available at the consular camp:
(a) Issuance of new passport in place of 10 or more years old passport (b) Issuance of new passport in place of lost passport. Such cases must be sent to the High Commission in Canberra fulfilling all the requirements and enclosing a self-addressed registered return envelope.
All payments must be paid in the mode of Postal Money Order or Bank Cheque in favour of “Bangladesh High Commission, Canberra” as we DO NOT accept cash, credit card, eftpos or personal cheque. All consular service seekers are requested to kindly have their money order or bank cheque prepared during week days as most post offices and banks are closed on weekends. Fee for consular services of multiple applicants (e.g. members of a family) of different natures (e.g. application for 'No Visa Required…' seal and Renewal of Passport by separate applicants) must be paid in different cheque / money order but of similar nature may be combined in one cheque / money order. The High Commission would like to Repeat that cash will NOT be accepted under any circumstances.
The High Commission would like to request all concerned, who intend to get their consular works done at the consular camp, to have all their queries cleared by visiting the website of the High Commission http://www.bangladoot-canberra.org/ (particularly the ‘Passport / Visa / Consular Matters’ Section) or calling the High Commission at Canberra [(02) 6290 0511, 6290 0522, 6290 0533)] on week days.
***********News provided by Md. Nazrul Islam, Counsellor & Head of Chancery, Bangladesh High Commission, Canberra, Tel. 02 6290 0511