The British High Commission in Bangladesh maintains and develops relations between the UK and Bangladesh.
If you’re abroad, read our dedicated coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you’re in Bangladesh and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in Bangladesh and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +88 02 55668700.
Get an emergency travel document
If your passport has been lost you will need a police report and English translation before an ETD can be issued.
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
For legal reasons, we’re unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts, you should contact a local notary. Ais available to confirm we do not offer these services in Bangladesh.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Bangladesh.
British High Commission Dhaka
United Nations Road
P O Box 6079
Dhaka - 1212
Telephone +880 2 55668700
Consular fax / email +880 2 9843437
Pension fax / email +880 2 55668700 / Pension.Enquiries-Dhaka@fco.gov.uk / Counter hours – 9.00am – 12.00noon (Sunday-Thursday).
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email Dhaka.Press@fco.gov.uk
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