Our hearts miss a beat whenever we think of any task that has to do with our government. A lot of things used to be a big hassle — and some of them still are — whenever you needed some sort of citizen service from government offices.
However, over the past few years, significant changes have taken place. Digital Bangladesh is still a phrase we use to mock ridiculous decisions that our government take from time to time — entering 200+ characters by hand to top-up prepaid electric meters, banning Facebook during exam periods, shutting down internet ahead of the exams to prevent question leaks, to name a few — but if you look at some other areas, a lot has actually changed.
Applying for and renewing a passport used to be a ‘broker’ or dalal’s territory. The process still incites fear among the people. Even today, it does make one afraid and stressed about the whole process. The truth is, thanks to the digitalization of much of the process, it’s becoming much, much easier to do these tasks. Continue reading “Step-by-Step Guide on How to Renew/Reissue Passport in Dhaka, Bangladesh”