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Travel Permit (TP)

Travel permit (TP) is issued only in case of going back to Bangladesh when the applicant does not have a valid passport and does not have adequate time to wait for making a new passport. After returning to Bangladesh, if that person wants to leave Bangladesh, s/he must get a valid passport.

Travel permit remains valid for 3 (three) months from the date of issuance.

The applicant must have a Bangladeshi machine readable passport (MRP). The Embassy is unable to process/issue a Travel Permit in favour of the hand-written passport holder. The hand-written passport holder can apply for e-passport which takes 45 to 60 working days to deliver.


a. Duly filled-in Application Form;
b. Applicant must provide email address and phone number on application form;
c. Color photographs 3-copies with white background taken recently;
d. Valid document in support of Bangladesh identity such as the photocopy of the most recent machine readable passport (MRP);
e. Photocopy of Green Card if the applicant is a Green Card holder;

Fee: 5-7 days delivery time for Regular US$ 14.30 /for Urgent US$ 27.50 (delivery on next business day after receiving the application)

Method of payment: Please pay to the “Embassy of Bangladesh’’ in the format of Money Order/Cashier Check/Official Check (not older than 30 days). Cash or Personal check or Credit card is not accepted. Every application must be submitted with a separate money order or cashier's check or official check even if the applications belong to one family or group. 

NO REFUNDS: Fees once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.

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Service by Mail: Applicants may send their application by mail (USPS only). If so, the applicant must provide a self-addressed return envelope (prepaid/with appropriate postage stamps) and tracking number of USPS Priority/Express Mail. Applicants belonging to same mailing address can send their applications together in one envelope and enclose one return envelope. 

Mailing Address:

Embassy of Bangladesh
Attention: Travel Permit
3510 International Drive NW
Washington, DC-20008

Please browse the following web-link of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh before departure for Bangladesh from abroad:


For further inquiry:

Email: washdctp@gmail.com


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