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British Consulate in Bangladesh

British ConsulateThis is the British Consulate in Bangladesh. The British High Commission or British Consulate in Bangladesh is located in ‘Embassy Row’ in Dhaka Bangladesh. The British High Commission is close to the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka. The Thai Embassy in Bangladesh is also close by. We have listed their telephone number for the British High Commission in Dhaka below with a map and the street address.

British Consulate in Bangladesh

If you are going in person then also find their opening hours at the Consulate for consular services. If you want to apply for a new British passport, apply for a visitors visa for your friend, fiancee visa or a marriage visa then this is where the process starts. Call them today or email them on the details listed below.

 British Consulate in Bangladesh


British High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh

United Nations Road
P O Box 6079 Dhaka 1212
City: Dhaka

Office Hours:

Sun-Wed: 0200 – 1000, Thurs: 0200 – 0800 (GMT)
Sun-Wed: 0800 – 1600, Thurs: 0800 – 1400 (Local)

Consular Hours:

Sun-Thurs: 0230 – 0730 (GMT)
Sun-Thurs: 0830 – 1330 (Local)


Public holidays in Bangladesh (British Embassy):

If you are wanting to contact or to visit the British embassy in Dhaka then you should note the days when the embassy is closed for a public holiday. This could be a British or a local holiday so always check. A good example it the National Day of  Bangladesh which is a holiday even though not a British one. Call or best yet email them before you visit their offices. Note the details of the British Consulate in Bangladesh.

01 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
21 FebruaryShaheed Day
26 MarchIndependence Day
08 AprilEaster Sunday
06 MayBuddha Purnima*
05 JuneQueens Diamond Jubilee
19 AugustEid-ul-Fitre*
20 AugustEid-ul-Fitre*
24 OctoberDurga Puja*
28 OctoberEid-ul-Azha*
29 OctoberEid-ul-Azha*
16 DecemberVictory Day
25 DecemberChristmas Day
26 DecemberBoxing Day
27 DecemberReplacing the August Bank Holiday


UK Visa Applications : Processing Times (Dhaka Embassy)

The following is the average time taken to process a UK visa out of the Dhaka Embassy. The stats are collected by the UK Border Agency who keep track of the quality of service for issuing a UK visa to a foreign national abroad. Check the type of visa you have applied or are applying for and note what your average time for the British visa would be.


British Embassy in Bangladesh, Dhaka

Visits Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made
Premium Visit (more than 6 months)92%98%99%100%100%192
General Visit (6 months or less)54%93%98%99%100%420
Business Visit (6 months or less)84%97%100%100%100%175
Family Visit (6 months or less)36%94%97%100%100%87
Transit (6 months or less)50%100%100%100%100%2
Other Visit (6 months or less)45%89%93%100%100%48


Points Based System Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made
PBS Tier 165%97%100%100%100%43
PBS Tier 283%100%100%100%100%6
PBS Tier 484%93%96%98%100%635
PBS Tier 575%75%75%100%100%4


Other Non Settlement Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made
EEA Family Permits44%66%100%100%100%9
Other Non-Settlement0%0%0%100%100%1


Settlement Visas5 days10 days15 days40 days90 daysTotal decisions made


The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012


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