Re-Issue/Renewal of Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

Re-Issue/Renewal of Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

If you are the first time applicant for MRP, this page is not applicable for you.

Required Documents:

  1. Duly fill out the Passport Re-issue Application Form ;
  2. Applicants must provide their email address on the application form to get updates of the applications;
  3. Attach existing Bangladeshi passport (original passport) and its photocopy (Photo and Information Pages only);
  4. Recent Passport size photo- 1 copy (Attach with glue on the top left corner of the form);
  5. Applicant under 15 years of old must add his/her father’s and mother’s Passport size photo 1 copy for each. (Attach with glue on the top right corner of the form);
  6. Copy of National Identification Card (NID) or Bangladeshi digital Birth Registration Certificate with 17-digit number;
  7. Copy of Proof of Valid Residency (valid Visa/Green Card etc.) in the USA.  US State ID or Driving License will not be considered as Proof of Valid Residency;
  8. If the applicant is a U.S. passport holder, he or she must provide a copy of the Bangladesh Dual Citizenship Certificate;
  9. Marriage Certificate/Divorce Certificate (if applicant wants to add or change spouse name);
  10. Fees: Pay to the “Consulate General of Bangladesh in Los Angeles’’;  Cash or Personal check is not accepted

(a) Regular: US$ 110 Money Order/Bank Cashier’s Check (Expected processing time 60-working days);

(b) Express: US$ 220 Money Order/Bank Cashier’s Check (Expected processing time 45-working days);

(NB: In some cases, processing time may take longer)

Wearing a mask is mandatory for all kinds of service seekers during walk-in or in-person service at the Consulate.

Service by Mail: Applicants may send their application by mail. If so, applicant must include a self-addressed return envelope with proper postage and tracking number of USPS Priority/Express Mail only. Please put attention to the Passport & Visa Wing. The authority will not accept a return envelope unless it is Priority/Express Mail of the United States Postal Service (USPS);

Applicable for postal applications: All applicants for re-issuance of Machine Readable Passport (MRP) are requested to submit his/her expired or to be expired MRP and relevant documents along with application. This is also informed that applicant’s expired MRP will remain with the Consulate until re-issuance of new MRP to the applicant. Those applicants who are interested in keeping their expired MRP with them, they must come in person to the Consulate to submit their application.  Those applicants, who will come in person to the Consulate to submit their application, their expired passport will be returned to them on the same day after some official formalities.

Any incomplete application received by mail will be returned to the applicant without query.

In person/walk-in applicants are received at the front desk between 10:00 am to 01:00 pm Monday to Friday, except holidays. Delivery time of documents is from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.