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Passport renewal in Bangladesh: Complete guide
iVisa | 5 min read | Updated on Dec 19, 2023

Whether a US traveler or an expatriate, a valid passport is your essential ticket to explore the world. If your document is nearing its expiration date, it's time to consider renewing it. However, renewing a US passport in Bangladesh has its own guidelines and procedures.

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the steps of US passport renewal in Bangladesh. Learn below all the requirements and how to renew your travel document.

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Can I apply online for a U.S. passport renewal in Bangladesh?

No, unfortunately, you cannot renew your passport online in Bangladesh. The standard passport renewal procedure outside the U.S. typically requires an in-person visit to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

However, Bangladesh offers limited mail applications. We recommend contacting the nearest U.S. diplomatic mission to get precise information about the renewal process in Bangladesh. But remember, online US passport renewal isn’t an option in Bangladesh.

Renewing US passport in Bangladesh: Eligibility criteria for passport renewal (USA) by mail

You must meet the following criteria to qualify for renewing your US passport by mail in Bangladesh:

  • Provide your most recent U.S. passport book along with your renewal application through the mail.

  • You’re at least 16 years old at the time of issuance of my most recent U.S. passport.

  • Your most recent U.S. passport was issued less than 15 years ago.

  • The U.S. passport book you’re renewing has a 10-year validity period from issuance to expiration date.

  • The U.S. passport book you’re renewing hasn’t been subjected to mutilation, damage, loss, or theft.

  • Your most recent U.S. passport was issued in your present legal name (or you can prove name change by including a marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order along with your passport application.)

  • You’re currently residing in Bangladesh.

Did you answer 'Yes' to all the above questions? So, you meet the eligibility criteria for applying to renew your 10-year U.S. passport through the mail. Otherwise, if you don’t meet some requirements, you must schedule an appointment or appear in person at the nearest US Embassy or Consulate.

What are the requirements for a passport renewal application in Bangladesh?

When renewing your US passport in Bangladesh, ensure you have everything you need. Here's a simple document checklist for a US passport renewal:

  • A completed DS-82 Checklist and a copy of the checklist.

  • A signed hard copy of the completed DS-82 online application form.

  • Two 2×2 passport photos for your application. Use our digital photo service to get them stress-free.

  • Passport fee payment – If you're eligible to use a DS-82 form and apply by mail, you can pay your passport application fees securely online through the U.S. government’s payment site. You can also pay your passport application fee with payment orders or bank drafts from a bank in Bangladesh.

  • An undamaged U.S. passport (expired passports are accepted).

What is the passport renewal process in Bangladesh?

The specific procedure for renewing a U.S. passport in Bangladesh may vary depending on your location. We recommend consulting the nearest US Embassy or Consulate. However, it typically involves the following steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out the DS-82 application form.

  • Step 2: Gather the required documents.

  • Step 2: Pay the passport fee on the government website.

  • Step 3: Mail all the necessary documents and fee payment confirmation to an office of Saimon Global Ltd. Learn more about the US passport renewal in Bangladesh.

Apply for passport renewal outside the United States: Courier information for applications from Bangladesh

When applying by mail in Bangladesh, ensure to send your application package through Saimon Global Ltd. It's important to remember that the Consular Section is not responsible for handling your documents and fees submitted to the courier.

Dhaka Office

Chittagong Office

  • Address: Ayub Trade Center (5th Floor), 1269/B Shekh Mujib Road, Agrabad, Chittagong

  • Phone: +88 09606 556657

Sylhet Office

  • Address: 1/A Ananda Tower (Ground Floor), Jail Road, Sylhet-3100

  • Phone: +88 09606 556657

When your new passport is ready for pickup, you’ll receive a notification email from the Embassy.

What is the price for renewing my passport in Bangladesh?

The U.S. passport renewal fee in Bangladesh is US$130. If you’re eligible to apply by mail, you can pay online via the U.S. government’s secure payment site. Otherwise, if you require an in-person application, consult the options with the US Embassy.

Applying for a US passport renewal in the United States

If you’re in the United States, the passport renewal process can be significantly easier. At iVisa, we offer services that simplify the process, allowing you to plan your international travels with peace of mind. Here's how it works:

  • Step 1: Provide your passport details and essential information on our website or iVisa app. Select your preferred shipping time, and pay the passport fees online.

  • Step 2: Complete the US passport renewal form and upload a compliant passport photo. Need a new picture? No problem; use our digital photo service to get one in a few minutes.

  • Step 3: Receive your passport renewal kit at your address in the US. Sign the form and pack it along with your current passport. Then, take your kit to the nearest mailbox.

  • Step 4: We’ll send you a tracking link to monitor the progress of your application. Once your passport is processed, the government will mail it to your address. Learn more about the easy US passport renewal.

What does the US passport renewal kit include?

  • Completed DS-82 form – Our iVisa Experts review your form. You’ll receive it ready to be signed and shipped.

  • Passport photo.

  • Bank check to cover the US government fee – You already paid this during the online process.

  • USPS envelope – With postage ready to be mailed.

Where can I learn more?

If you have any questions about U.S. passport renewal, don't hesitate to contact our customer support team anytime via online chat or at [email protected]. They'll be delighted to assist you with your passport renewal inquiries.

  • iVisa is NOT affiliated with any government agency. This app does not provide legal advice and we are not a law firm. None of our customer service representatives are lawyers and they also do not provide legal advice. We are a private, internet-based travel and immigration consultancy provider dedicated to helping individuals travel around the world. You may apply by yourself directly on the various government websites. For government source information, please visit our product pages.

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