US citizens of Bangladeshi origin (by birth) and their children may apply for a Dual Nationality Certificate. On receipt, the Consulate General, after necessary processing, forwards the application with supporting documents to the Ministry of Home Affairs in Dhaka for subsequent action. After issuance, the Ministry of Home Affairs sends the certificate(s) to the Consulate for delivery to the applicant(s). The Consulate informs the applicants when the certificates are received from Dhaka.
If the applicant temporarily resides in Bangladesh, he/she should submit the application directly to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka.