Important Notice:

Due to the general holiday announced by the Bangladesh government, the call center and the Document delivery centers at Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong will remain closed uptill April 14, 2020. Call center number +88-09610202040 will not be available during this time. To reach a customer service representative, please write to support-bangladesh@ustraveldocs.com.


Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: As of March 19, the United States Embassy in Bangladesh is cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  From March 23, the U.S. Embassy is not accepting applications through Interview Waiver and 221(g) documents for all visa categories.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please follow the guidance provided at 'Apply for an Expedited Appointment' page to request an emergency appointment.


Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the following list of countries within 14 days preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamations 9984, 9992, 9993, and the subsequent proclamation issued March 14, 2020:

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe;
  • The Republic of Ireland;
  • The 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland)
  • The Islamic Republic of Iran;
  • The People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau

There are certain exceptions to the suspension of entry, including exceptions for U.S. lawful permanent residents and certain family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, among other exceptions listed in the proclamations. If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to transit or travel to China, Iran, or the Schengen Zone (which, for purposes of the Proclamation, includes Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland) prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ies). Additionally, if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or believe you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, you are strongly encouraged to postpone your appointment by at least 14 days. There is no fee to change an appointment and visa application fees are valid for one year in the country where the fee was paid. For questions about rescheduling a pending consular appointment, please contact us at support-bangladesh@ustraveldocs.com for specific guidance.


On January 31, 2020, a new Presidential Proclamation (“Presidential Proclamation 9983”) was issued which added to the ongoing travel restrictions of P.P. 9645 by expanding them to the nationals of six additional countries. The restrictions only apply to immigrant visas and/or diversity visas, not nonimmigrant visas. More information is available at this link.


NOTICE: The Consular Exchange Rate is periodically revised based on the prevailing conversion rate. Before submitting your payment, please verify that the visa fee on your deposit slip matches the current consular exchange rate listed on the visa fee page.


Visa Fee Payment: The Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fee MUST be paid in cash. Although fees are listed in U.S. dollars, payment must be made using local currency (BDT). No master/credit cards will be accepted in order to pay the MRV fee. You can pay the MRV fee at any of the branches of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) locations. More information about payment options can be found here. To find an Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) branch, please click here.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Bangladesh. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Bangladesh.