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
Baridhara
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)

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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.

DATE HOLIDAY
01 January New Year’s Day
21 February Shaheed Day
26 March Independence Day
08 April Easter Sunday
06 May Buddha Purnima*
05 June Queens Diamond Jubilee
19 August Eid-ul-Fitre*
20 August Eid-ul-Fitre*
24 October Durga Puja*
28 October Eid-ul-Azha*
29 October Eid-ul-Azha*
16 December Victory Day
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day
27 December Replacing 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 Visas 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 90 days Total 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 Visas 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 90 days Total decisions made
PBS Tier 1 65% 97% 100% 100% 100% 43
PBS Tier 2 83% 100% 100% 100% 100% 6
PBS Tier 4 84% 93% 96% 98% 100% 635
PBS Tier 5 75% 75% 75% 100% 100% 4

 

Other Non Settlement Visas 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 90 days Total decisions made
EEA Family Permits 44% 66% 100% 100% 100% 9
Other Non-Settlement 0% 0% 0% 100% 100% 1

 

Settlement Visas 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 90 days Total decisions made
Settlement 0% 2% 7% 7% 88% 71

 

The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012

 

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