Information for Visa Applicants Regarding Coronavirus

In response to the global COVID-19 outbreak, U.S. Embassy Dhaka has cancelled all routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments, starting March 19, 2020.  We will resume regular visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date.  Check our Visa webpage for current operating status:  Applicants with an urgent matter and need to travel to the United States immediately, please follow the guidance provided at to request an emergency appointment.  ‎Emergency visa interviews will be provided on a case-by-case basis.

We will continue providing essential services to U.S. citizens.  Passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) appointments can be made on line as usual, but for notarial services related to a U.S. citizen matter, please email to schedule an appointment.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.  For updated information, please follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (@usembassydhaka).