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Address and Office Hours
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
H.E. Peter Fahrenholtz, Ambassador
+880 2 5566 8650
Mobile phone number
EMERGENCY phone: +880 1711 564 588 (call only in absolute emergencies outside of regular office hours)
+880 2 5566 8690, +49 30 1817 672 02
Postal addressEmbassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Gulshan Post Office, POB 6126, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Street11 Madani Avenue, Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Sunday to Thursday
08:00 a.m. to 03:30 p.m.
Closed on: Friday and Saturday (Weekend)
The Consular and Visa Section of the German Embassy Dhaka can only be visited by appointment from Sunday to Thursday. (Exception: German nationals in their own case)
Emergency Service Telephone for German Nationals (only outside office hours): +880 1711 564 588
Please remember the difference in time between Bangladesh and Germany (+4 hrs. in summer and +5 hrs. in winter) and that this number is to be dialled only in case of emergency involving German citizens! Visa enquiries do not qualify as an emergency and cannot be processed.
The German Embassy will be closed on following days this year:
|03.10.18||German National Day|
|31.12.18||New Year's Eve|
Official language of the host country: Bangla (Bengali) and English.
Please note that there are no parking facilities for visitors at the Embassy premises. Secondly, visitors are not allowed to enter the Embassy with cell phone or any electronic device e.g. camera/laptop, or any bag, knife, lighter, matches, firearms etc.
Entrance to the Embassy is handicapped accessible. The Emergency phone can be contacted via text message, too. Local contact for accessibility is Head of Administration, Lilli Blumhardt.