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Embassy of the United States in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Embassy of United States in Dhaka, Bangladesh located at Madani Avenue, Baridhara. The United States Mission to Bangladesh includes other agencies of the U.S. Government, including the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Defense Attache Office..

  • Embassy Address

    Madani Avenue, Baridhara
    Dhaka 1212
  • Telephone

    (880) (2) 5566-2000

  • Email

    Visa Enquiries: [email protected]
    American Citizen Services: [email protected]

  • Office Hours

    Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Embassy of the United States in Dhaka, Bangladesh


Office website

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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of the United States in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Issues first-time passports
  • Renews expired passports
  • Amends passports to show change of name; validity, or to correct errors
  • Selective Service Registration
  • Renunciation of U.S. nationality
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America (CRBA)
  • Emergency help for U.S. Citizens traveling abroad

Head of Mission

Peter Haas, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to United States without a visa. The most common types of United States visas are the following.

  • Nonimmigrant Visas
    • Business/Tourist visa
    • Work visa
    • Student visa
    • Exchange visitor visa
    • Transit/Ship crew visa
    • Religious worker visa
    • Domestic employee visa
    • Journalist and media visa
    • Treaty traders and treaty investors visa
  • Immigrant Visas
    • Family-based immigration
    • Fiancé(e) visa (K-1)
    • Religious workers visa
    • Employment-based immigration
    • Diversity visa (DV)
    • Returning resident visa (SB-1)

Diplomatic missions of United States in neighbouring countries/regions of Bangladesh:

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Quick Facts

  • United States established a consulate in Dhaka in 1949
  • American diplomatic relations with Bangladesh established in 1972
  • U.S. Embassy at Dhaka was established on May 18, 1972
  • First Ambassador: Davis Eugene Boster

Bangladesh in United States

Bangladesh has 8 representations in the following cities:

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This page was last edited on 16 February 2023 at 10:32 AM (EST).