How to obtain a police certificate - Bangladesh

Do I need to provide a police certificate when applying for permanent residence?

How or where do I obtain one?

If you live in Bangladesh
You can apply in person at the local police station. You must present a passport and pay any required fees with a bank draft from the Bangladesh bank (www.bangladesh– or any branch of the Sonali bank (

If you live outside Bangladesh
If you are living outside Bangladesh but have previously lived in Bangladesh for more than six months, you will be required to submit a police certificate.

You may obtain one by applying at the local police station closest to where you used to live in Bangladesh. You may authorize a third party to apply for the certificate on your behalf.

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