Machine Readable Passport

75.3pc pay bribe to cops for passport: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh says 76.2 percent people became victims of corruption and irregularities during police verification after applying for a new passport.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

One step forward to e-passports for Bangladeshis

The planning ministry is expected to place a project proposal at today's meeting of Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec), for introducing electronic passports (e-passports) for Bangladeshi citizens, making a transition from the Machine-Readable Passport (MRP) era, sources said.

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

75.3pc pay bribe to cops for passport: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh says 76.2 percent people became victims of corruption and irregularities during police verification after applying for a new passport.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Visa hassles for Bangladeshis

The tourism industry has indeed become a major impetus to growth through its direct and indirect positives.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

India to accept only MRP from Sept 1

India announces that it would accept only valid Machine Readable Passports (MRP) for visa from September 1.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Foreign trips galore

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia are three of the largest destinations for Bangladeshi expatriate workers.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Provide MRPs to all expats by Nov 24: JS body

The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs asks the respective ministries to make sure that all the Bangladeshi expatriates are provided with machine readable passports within the November 24, 2015 deadline.

May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015

Female overseas jobseekers’ selection starts May 24

Government will select female migrant jobseekers from May 24 to 30 for sending them to Saudi Arabia as domestic helps.

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Minister warns Malaysian firm on expats’ MRP

Malaysian IRIS Corporation Berhad must enroll 5,000 Bangladeshi expatriates in Saudi Arabia every day to give them Machine Readable Passport or face actions, expatriates' welfare and overseas employment minister says