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

Location: Bangladesh

Event:  Bangladesh Independence Day and Declared Holiday Period March 29-April 2

The U.S. Embassy will be closed on March 26 for Bangladeshi Independence Day.

The Government of Bangladesh announced a government holiday period from March 29 to April 2.  Bangladeshi government offices and private sector organizations will largely be closed from March 26 to April 4 and the government has advised everyone to stay home during this period. Hospitals, pharmacies, and kitchen markets will remain open.  Public transportation and banking services will be limited.

Contact the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, located on Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh 1212, at (88) (02) 5566-2000, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday except for holidays.  On holidays, during weekends or after-hours for emergencies U.S. citizens can call (88) (02) 5566-2000 and press “0” and ask for the duty officer.