U.S. Embassy Dhaka Closed on September 6 in Observance of American Labor Day

Emergency services for American citizens will be available.
Embassy will resume normal working hours September 7, and thereafter.


DHAKA, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy, including the Consular Section, will be closed on Sunday, September 6, 2020, in observance of U.S. federal holiday Labor Day.  Emergency services for American citizens will be available during the holiday.  Please call (88) (02) 5566-2000 to arrange an emergency appointment.

The Embassy will resume normal working hours September 7, 2020 and thereafter, including emergency services for American Citizens.

U.S. citizen travelers are urged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP  https://step.state.gov/step/) to receive the latest updates.  In an emergency, American citizens in Bangladesh may contact the Embassy at (88) (02) 5566-2000.

The November 2020 U.S. elections are right around the corner.  American citizens with questions about registering to vote overseas, please visit our website at https://bd.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/voting/ or contact U.S. Embassy Dhaka’s Voting Assistance Officer at (880) (2) 5566-2000 during Embassy work hours, 8:00am to 4:30pm, Sundays through Thursdays except holidays, or at VoteDhaka@state.gov.

For the latest information regarding COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.  Updated COVID-19 travel information is also available on the Embassy’s website at:  https://bd.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the American Center, the Archer K. Blood Library, and the EducationUSA Student Advising Center remain closed to the public.  We continue to offer virtual programs and will reopen to the public as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time.

Stay connected with us by visiting our Bengali (https://bd.usembassy.gov/bn/) and English (https://bd.usembassy.gov/) language websites and via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/bangladesh.usembassy) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/usembassydhaka).