Information on how long it takes to obtain a passport in Bangladesh; on how long it takes to obtain a passport from a consular office such as New York or Ottawa; on whether documentary proof is required; on whether a police verification is undertaken before the passport is issued in Bangladesh and abroad, in order to determine such matters as whether or not the applicant has outstanding warrants of arrest [BGD19397.E]

Information on these specific questions could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find attached the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Oral sources.