Travel/Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Location:  Bangladesh

Note:  The U.S. Embassy continues to be open for business.

Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to explore options for American citizens to depart Bangladesh.  Should potential travel opportunities arise, and if you would like to receive information about these opportunities, please register in the new sign-up form:  Please note that registering at this link does not guarantee that you will be contacted or receive a seat on any chartered flight.

The Government of Bangladesh has implemented further measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, including extending the general holiday period from March 29 to May 5.  Bangladeshi government offices and private sector organizations will largely remain closed until May 5 and the government has advised everyone to stay home during this period.  A daily curfew is in effect from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Hospitals, pharmacies, and food stores remain open.  Public transportation and banking services remain limited.

You can contact the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, located at 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 or during weekends the after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (88) (02) 5566-2000; after dialing press “0” and ask for the duty officer.