Australian High Commission, Bangladesh

The Australian High Commission is located at: 184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212.


The High Commission website features information about Australia’s foreign policy and development programs, trade and investment, visas and immigration, education in Australia, answers to frequently asked questions, as well as consular advice for Australian citizens.

American Embassy, Dhaka

The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka serves the entire country of Bangladesh. There are no other consulates in the country.


The Embassy is located at: Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh


The Embassy is open from 8:00am-4:30pm Sunday to Thursday, except American and local holidays.



DS-160 Form

The DS-160 Form is an online non-immigrant visa application form for temporary travel to the United States.


The form is submitted electronically to the Department of State website via the internet.


Each applicant must have their own DS-160 form visa application. The form must be completed and submitted online prior to the visa interview at the U.S. Embassy.


The barcode number at the end of the form is required in order to book your visa interview.


For comprehensive directions on filling in the DS-160, please click here.


U.S. Visa Interview Tips

Giving the visa interview can be a nerve-wracking experience for some, and often, people do not know what to expect. The link on the left offers helpful advice for navigating the visa interview process.


For a list of important documents you should take with you to the interview, click here.


The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. IELTS was established in 1989 and is one of the major English-language tests in the world. 


IELTS is accepted by most AustralianBritishCanadian and New Zealand academic institutions, by over 3,000 academic institutions in the United States, and by various professional organisations across the world.


IELTS is the only Secure English Language Test approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) for visa customers applying both outside and inside the UK. It is also a requirement for immigration to Australia and New Zealand. 


The TOEFL® test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States. Wherever you want to study, the TOEFL test can help you get there.