Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy [Dhaka, Bangladesh]

Location:  Bangladesh

Note:  The U.S. Embassy remains open for business.

Event:  The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy Bangladesh have arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and their families departing Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday, March 30, 2020.

This flight will include a Dhaka to Doha, Qatar leg and an onward connecting flight to Dulles International Airport, Washington, D.C.   Passengers will remain on the airplane in Doha.

All passengers must agree to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight by signing a promissory note for approximately the amount of a full-fare economy flight, or comparable alternate transportation, to the designated destination that would have been charged immediately prior to this crisis.  This form must be signed and presented before boarding.  No cash or credit card payments will be accepted at the airport.  You will be responsible for any arrangements or costs (lodging, onward destination or local transportation, etc.) beyond Washington, D.C.  The U.S. Embassy is unable to book any onward travel for you.  The exact departure time and routing of this chartered flight are subject to change.

Please bring a pen to the airport.

If you want to depart on this flight, and you have not already provided us your information, please email the information below to  Please do not call the Embassy to confirm receipt of your email; we will e-mail you if you are confirmed for a seat on this flight.  In the event this flight is full and there is still demand, we will make every effort to arrange additional flights in the upcoming days.

Unless you receive an email from the U.S Embassy in Bangladesh confirming your flight, please do not come to the airport in Dhaka.

In your email please provide the following:

Full name
Passport number
Passport issuance date
Passport expiration date
Citizenship (only for Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S.)
Date of birth
City and country of birth
Email address
Phone number
Please provide this information for every family member traveling.

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