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The Embassy's Consular Section provides emergency and other assistance to U.S. citizens, including the issuance of passports. We also provide a wide variety of visa services to Bangladeshi and other foreign nationals here in Bangladesh. The section provides four major types of services:
Non-Immigrant Visas: Processes applications for temporary visas to the United States including tourist visas, business visas, student visas, and temporary work permits.
Immigrant Visas: Processes cases for people wishing to immigrate to the United States.
Diversity Visas (DV): Administers the DV or visa lottery program in Bangladesh allowing Bangladeshis to immigrate to America to contribute to the ethnic diversity of American society.
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For reasons of security, visitors or visa applicants MAY NOT bring any Cell Phones, Cameras, CDs, VCDs, DVDs, Video Cassettes etc. into the Chancery.
Consular Section, U.S. Embassy Dhaka
Madani Ave., Baridhara, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
(880)(2) 885-5500 (Citizen Services)
(880)(2) 882-3800 (Visa Inquiries)
Fax: (880)(2) 882-4449
Immigrant Visas: DhakaIV@state.gov
Non-Immigrant Visas: DhakaNIV@state.gov
Visa Fraud, Malfeasance or Crime Tips: DhakaFraud@state.gov