Fees and Processing Time (DNC)

The present rate for application for issuance of dual nationality certificate is US$ 77.00 (seventy seven) for each application. Fees must be paid in the form of money order / bank draft / certified check drawn in favor of the Consulate General of Bangladesh, New York. Personal checks and cash are not accepted. Please note that all fees are subject to change as per the directives of the Government of Bangladesh from time to time.

US citizens of Bangladeshi origin (by birth) and their children may apply for a Dual Nationality Certificate. On receipt, the Consulate General, after necessary processing, forwards the application with supporting documents to the Ministry of Home Affairs in Dhaka for subsequent action. After issuance, the Ministry of Home Affairs sends the certificate(s) to the Consulate for delivery to the applicant(s). The Consulate informs the applicants when the certificates are received from Dhaka.

If the applicant temporarily resides in Bangladesh, he/she should submit the application directly to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka.