Consulate General of Bangladesh, Sydney

Birth Registration

According to the Births and Deaths Registration Act of 2004 of Bangladesh, birth of any Bangladesh national has to be registered with a designated birth registrar (Bangladesh Consulates/Embassies/ High Commissions abroad if born overseas) within 45 (forty-five) days of the birth of the child.

Booking an Appointment

Booking appointment is required to submit documents ‘Birth Registration’ application in person. Please book your appointment from the following link:

The consulate does not provide appointment over the phone or email.

For a faster service, we encourage you to receive this service by post. Receiving the service by post is hassle free, faster, cost effective and time saving. Please read the ‘Requirements’ section of the page for further details on how to get this service by post.

For postal service, please complete “Mail-in Registration” and attach to your application.

MAIL-IN SERVICE Registration link:

Click here for a video guide on birth registration application. The video is served as a basic guideline for the birth certificate application.

Step 1:

  1. Lodge birth registration application ONLINE from the link below: Please choose English version of the website from the top right corner of the above webpage. If the above link does not work, COPY AND PASTE the link to your browser.
  2. Once the online registration is completed, PRINT the application and SIGN (clause 6.1 & 6.2) and enclose the following documents:

Step 2:

Adult Bangladesh Nationals:

  1. Duly completed cover letter (please download here);
  2. Signed copy of the application form which was submitted online;
  3. A passport size coloured photo of the applicant [not older than six months];
  4. Original Bangladesh passport & a photocopy of the biometric information page of the passport. If you hold handwritten Bangladeshi passport, copy first 5 pages.
  5. SSC Certificate & a photocopy [if completed in Bangladesh];
  6. Both parents’  original Bangladeshi passport/birth certificate/NID; In absence of original, a copy attested by JP is also accepted.;
  7. Printed Payment receipt (if paid via EFT). EFTPOS are also available for in person payment.
  8. Please include photocopy of all supporting documents listed above from 4-6;
  9. If you send the application via post, complete ‘Mail in Service’ registration here and attach the printed copy of the registration to the application. Also, include a  pre-paid express return envelope (trackable) mentioning your name & mailing address.

For a child born overseas (to Bangladeshi Nationals):

  1. Duly signed application form which was submitted online;
  2. Duly completed cover letter (please download here)
  3. A passport-size coloured photo of the applicant [not older than 6 months];
  4. Child’s overseas birth certificate [original] & a photocopy. The copy must be translated if other than English and bear the attestation of the respective embassy of the issuing country and DFAT, Australia. True copy of the Australian birth certificate attested by a JP is accepted;
  5. Original and a photocopy of parents’ Bangladesh passport/NID/Birth Certificate;
  6. Printed payment receipt if paid via EFT. EFTPOS are also available for pre-booked  in person submission.
  7. If you send the application via post, complete mail in service registration here and attach the printed copy of the registration to the application. Also, include a  pre-paid express return envelope (trackable) mentioning your name & mailing address.

Important: Please read

Exceptional or Special cases:

  1. Please contact the Consulate General if either of the parents are foreign-born national.
  2. For any change in the present passport from the previous one including change of name/dob etc., original document clearly  mentioning the changes must be attested by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australia and submitted along with application;
  3. Documents originating in Bangladesh (eg. marriage certificate, name change certificate etc.) must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka following necessary requirements.
  4. Documents originating in Australia (name change certificate, marriage certificate etc.) must be first attested/authenticated by DFAT (NSW/Queensland) before its submission to the Consulate. Please check with DFAT for their specific procedures for authentication/ attestation of the documents.

Service-seekers may also avail of postal services to get their desired services from the Consulate. For services where in-person presence is mandatory, please secure your visiting slot by booking appointment.

*Special Notes (Please read carefully]:

  • Additional documents may be required. The Consulate General of Bangladesh reserves the right to seek any additional document at any stage of the application process.
  • Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason thereof. The  Fee is Non-refundable even if the service is rejected.
  • The Consulate General of Bangladesh reserves the right to withhold/cancel/reject any application without ascertaining any reason.
  • Applicant may be called for an interview if it is felt necessary by the visa issuing officer.

Sending Application by Post:

If you wish to send your application by post, a MAIL-IN SERVICE registration is required from the following link ( Once the registration is completed, please print the page and attach with your application.

All ORIGINAL documents must be accompanied by the photocopies of the same. The original documents are returned to the applicant. Photocopies without original are accepted if certified by a Justice of Peace (JP).

N.B.: Birth registration will be processed only after receiving the complete set of application. Incomplete applications will not be processed and the documents will be returned to the senders via return mail. 

The applicants are advised to read the following information carefully:

  1. Consular fees are applicable for the processing of applications. Hence, fees are non-refundable even if an application is denied or withdrawn.
  2. Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra and Bangladesh Consulate General in Sydney are two separate entities. Service cannot be rendered by the Consulate against a payment made to the High Commission of Bangladesh in Canberra.
  3. Fees are subject to change without prior notice.
  4. The payment of consular fees through EFT shall be made at least 03 working days before submitting the application.
  5. A copy of the payment transaction receipt shall be attached with the application form.
  6. Cash/Personal Cheque/Direct Deposit is not accepted.
  7. Credit Card/EFTPOS payment is available at the consular counter. In such case, transaction surcharge of the respective card provider will be charged in addition to the consular fees.

Fees: AUD 2.00 (Two Dollar)

Mode of Payment

Cash/personal cheque/Direct Deposit is NOT accepted.

The fees may be paid in one of the following ways:

  1. Credit Card/EFTPOS payment at the Consulate’s service counter. [In such case, transaction surcharge of the respective card provider will be charged in addition to the consular fees]; OR
  2. Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT); OR
  3. Postal Money Order/Bank Cheque payable to Consulate General of Bangladesh in Sydney;

Bank Account details for EFT:

Account Name: Consulate General of Bangladesh
BSB: 062 000
Account No: 1927 4083
Bank Name: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Please include a copy of the payment transaction receipt with the application form after payment of fee.

The applications along with other necessary documents may be sent to the following address by registered mail/courier, or may be submitted in person:

Consulate General of Bangladesh in Sydney 

Suite 2, Level 1
189 Kent Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

The application may be submitted in person with pre-booked appointment on week days (excepting public holidays) during the consular service hours.

N.B.: The Consulate General of Bangladesh is not responsible for documents lost or delayed in mail / Courier. It is the responsibility of the applicant to track his/her application and check with the respective courier service for delivery updates. Any email related to the delivery of parcel is not replied.

The delivery of the documents may be obtained in the following ways:

  1. By the applicant in person; or,
  2. By authorized representative. In this case, a letter of authorization from the applicant as well as proof of identity of the authorized person (photo IDs such as driving license, passport etc.) shall be required in addition to the delivery slip; or,
  3. By postal mail. In this case, self-addressed pre-paid Express envelope/Courier (signature on delivery) shall be sent to the Consulate while sending/submitting the application.

Please watch the TUTORIAL before you start. The tutorial is created only for a basic understanding of application process.

  • Please select বাংলাদেশ দূতাবাস সমুহ > অস্ট্রেলিয়া >সিডনী as your registration office from the dropdown menu.
  • If the BDRIS link does not open with your current web browser, please try with different web browsers (Mozilla Firefox/Microsoft edge/Google chrome etc.).
  • Fill in the application form both in Bangla and English. Use UNICODE (eg. Avro Unicode) for Bangla text.
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Use the Hospital Name, Suburb and Post Code as appear on NSW/QLD birth certificate
  • PERMANENT ADDRESS: ALWAYS use Permanent Address in Bangladesh as appeared on your parents’ documents (BRC/MRP/NID etc.). You will have to provide evidence of your permanent address later during the application process.
  • PRESENT ADDRESS: Always use your present address of residence in Australia
  • Upload two supporting documents as proof of your date of birth and permanent address. The documents must be in jpeg format and less than 100 kb in size.
  • Complete the application and save the confirmation page by clicking ‘Print’.
  • Please always check and sign the application form before you submit/send to the Consulate General.

Please checkout this sample application.