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Nonimmigrant Visas

U.S. Embassy Introduces Customer-Friendly Visa Application Process

The United States Embassy, Dhaka has established a customer friendly website where nonimmigrant visa  applicants can schedule their interview appointments. This new system simplifies fee collection and passport/document pick-up/drop-off services.

Visitors to the United States require nonimmigrant visas.  Before applying, know which type of visa suits your purpose of travel.

How to Apply

Make your appointment through website or by telephoning the call center. Create a user account to make an appointment for visa interview at the Embassy.

Carry with You to the Interview:

  • Your valid passport and previously issued passports
  • The DS-160 confirmation page with barcode
  • Appointment letter
  • H, L, and other petition-based visa applicants may bring copies of the I-797, I-129 and other petition-related documents
  • F, M students must bring the SEVIS fee receipt and I-20
  • J exchange visitors must bring the SEVIS fee receipt and DS-2019

Due to security concerns and space limitations, U.S. Embassy-Dhaka does not permit interested parties such as friends, relatives, attorneys or business contacts to attend the visa interview with the applicant.  Applicants must come prepared to interview without in-person assistance.

Visa Inquiries

By phone:

Within Bangladesh: 09610202040

Hours: Sunday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)

From U.S.: 703-988-3466

Hours: Sunday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time in the United States

By Email:

No inquiries will be accepted by fax or post.

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