Legalization of Commercial Documents
International Tender Notices
CIP (Commercially Important Persons) Awards for NRBs
Distribution of Public Shares to the NRBs



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1. Legalization of Commercial Documents


The Commercial Wing of the Mission legalizes commercial documents such as Memorandum and Articles of Association, Company Registration certificate, MLR certificates, laboratory test reports for commercial import, opening a bank account, power of attorney for commercial dealings/transaction etc. These papers are first authenticated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of UK and then need to be submitted to the Commercial Wing.


Commercial Wing also provides wage earners certificates that are required for commercial purposes subject to submission of pay slips from the designated authority in the country of residence.


Fees for legalization/power of attorney/wage earner certificate is £12.00 per document which payable by pay order.


2. International Tender Notices

The High Commission regularly circulates international tender notices on behalf of the relevant Ministry or departments of the Government of Bangladesh.


3. CIP (Commercially Important Persons) Awards for NRBs


Ministry of Overseas Employment and Expatriate Welfare of the Government of Bangladesh honours the Non-Resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) with CIP (Commercially Important Persons) awards who contribute to our economy by sending foreign currencies.


The CIPs are entitled to enjoy different state privileges for one year including permission to enter Bangladesh Secretariat, priority in reserving seats in Biman,trains, buses and other modes of transports for business travels in Bangladesh,facility at government hospitals and invitation to different national programmesorganized by Bangladesh missions abroad


The following three categories of CIP awards are granted:


     1.  Highest remittance senders

     2.  Highest value of importers of Bangladeshi products

     3.  Highest investment in Bangladesh


Interested NRBs submit their applications to the respective Embassies/High Commission of Bangladesh which are then forwarded to the Ministry for final selection. 


Call for submission of CIP Awards application: The deadline for submission of CIP application for 2017 expired on 31 August 2016.

4. Distribution of Public Shares to the NRBs

A 10% quota has been fixed for Non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) in primary public shares or debentures of Bangladeshi companies.

High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh, 28 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5JA