British High Commission Dhaka

United Nations Road
Baridhara
P O Box 6079
Dhaka - 1212

Dhaka
Bangladesh

The Human Rights and Democracy Programme & Prosperity Fund central programmes project concepts or related queries should be submitted to: Dhaka.Projects@fco.gov.uk

Customers Applying for Priority Visas (PVs): All customers applying for PVs are asked to ensure that copies of documents/passports provided in support of their application are provided on good quality A4 size paper. This will facilitate the scanning of these documents. Failure to do this may result in delays to their application.

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All visa enquiries should be directed to our centralized Helpline – International Enquiry Service. For details please visit the website https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-outside-uk

From 29 July 2014 if you are a British national in Bangladesh applying for a British passport you should submit your application through the UK Visa Application Centre in Dhaka or Sylhet. Applications will then be sent on to Her Majesty’s Passport Office in the UK for processing.

You can find further details and other information required to make an application at www.gov.uk/overseas-passports. If you cannot find the information you need on the website, please contact the Passport Advice line on +44 300 222 0000 or send an email to overseasnewportccc@hmpo.gsi.gov.uk.

Office Hours

  • Sunday-Wednesday: 8am-4pm (local), 2am-10am (GMT)
  • Thursday: 8am-2pm (local), 2am-8am (GMT)

At other times please call +880 2 984 2705 and follow the instructions.

Consular Services

Open to the public:

  • Sunday-Tuesday: 9:00am-1:00pm (local), 3:00am-7:00am (GMT)
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 9:30am to 12:30 pm (local), 3:30am-6:30am (GMT)

British Nationals should call: +880 2 984 2705 to arrange an appointment before visiting our office in Dhaka.

Telephone enquiries:

  • Sunday-Wednesday: 8am-4pm (local), 2am-10am (GMT)
  • Thursday: 8am-2pm (local), 2am-8am (GMT)

Passport Services

From 29 July 2014 if you are a British national in Bangladesh applying for a British passport you should submit your application through the UK Visa Application Centre in Dhaka or Sylhet. Applications will then be sent on to Her Majesty’s Passport Office in the UK for processing.

You can find further details and other information required to make an application here. If you cannot find the information you need on the website, please contact the Passport Advice line on +44 300 222 0000 or send an email to overseasnewportccc@hmpo.gsi.gov.uk.

Pension Services

Open to the public:

  • Sunday-Thursday: 9am-12noon (local), 3am-6am (GMT)

Telephone enquiries:

  • Sunday-Wednesday: 9am-2pm (local), 3am-8am (GMT)
  • Thursday: 9am-1pm (local), 3am-7am (GMT)

In case of emergency, you can contact the following number in the United Kingdom:

Telephone: 0044 191 218 7777

Fax no: 0044 191 218 7090

Email: TVP.Internationalqueries@thepensionservice.gsi.gov.uk

Public Holiday List

The following days will be observed as office holidays in 2017:

DATE DAY HOLIDAY
1 January Sunday New Year’s Day
21 February Tuesday Language Martyr’s Day
26 March Sunday Independence Day
16 April Sunday Easter Sunday
10 May Wednesday Buddha Purnima*
26 June Monday Eid-ul-Fitre*
27 June Tuesday Eid-ul-Fitre*
28 June Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitre*
3 September Sunday Eid-ul-Azha*
4 September Monday Eid-ul-Azha*
1 October Sunday In lieu of Durga Puja*
24 December Sunday Christmas Eve
25 December Monday Christmas Day
26 December Tuesday Boxing Day

‘*’: This means that the actual holiday is determined by the moon, and may change