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  • Ramadan 2015

    President Obama's Ramadan Message

    June 17, 2015 - "As the new crescent moon brings in the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those observing the month of fasting in the United States and around the world."

  • Ambassador Bernicat welcomes back YES students to Bangladesh (U.S. Embassy Dhaka photo)

    Welcome Back, YES Students!

    June 16, 2015 - Ambassador Bernicat welcomes back Youth Exchange & Study (YES) program students. YES gives exemplary Bangladeshi high school students the opportunity to spend one academic year at a U.S. high school and live with an American family.

  • New Visa Application Process

    New Visa Application Process

    The U.S. Embassy has introduced a new customer-friendly visa application process. Applicants are now able to apply for their visas through a dedicated website, supported by a call center that will make applying for visas easier by providing info in both Bangla and English.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama with school girls (White House photo)

    Let Girls Learn

    The Obama Administration announced that it is expanding its efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide attend and complete school through an initiative called Let Girls Learn.

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  • All visa-issuing embassies and consulates are now back online. We are scheduling visa interviews and issuing nonimmigrant and immigrant visas as normal. We ask that you be patient with us as we clear the backlog of cases for applicants that were interviewed during the system outage. Please check your email for notification when your case is ready. Any further inquiries can be directed by email to or by phone: 9610202040. 

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  • Embassy of the United States of America
    Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
    Phone: (880) (2) 5566-2000 
    Open Sunday-Thursday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm*

    The American Center
    Archer K. Blood Library & EducationUSA
    Plot-1, J-Block, Progoti Sharoni
    Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
    Phone: (880) (2) 5566-2000
    Open Sunday-Thursday, 10:00 am–4:30 pm*

    * Except U.S. Mission Dhaka holidays

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