15 August 2019
The situation in Bangladesh is stable, although there have been sporadic terrorist incidents. Since April 2019, the Bangladesh authorities warned of terror threats in the country. Security has been stepped up across Bangladesh. In view of the heightened security situation there, Singaporeans travelling to or already in Bangladesh are urged to exercise caution and remain vigilant.
Singaporeans are also advised to take all necessary precautions for their personal safety, including monitoring the news closely and heeding the instructions of the local authorities. Singaporeans should remain vigilant and where possible, avoid public gatherings and crowded places. Singaporeans should also purchase comprehensive travel insurance and be familiar with the terms and coverage.
Singaporeans are strongly encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at so that we can contact you should the need arise. Singaporeans are also advised to stay in touch with your family and friends so that they know you are safe. Singaporeans in need of consular assistance may contact the Singapore Consulate in Dhaka or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24 hours) at:
Consulate of the Republic of Singapore in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
(5th floor), 8/B Gulshan Avenue
Bir Uttam Mir Shawkat Sharak,
Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Tel: +880-2-988 0404
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)
Tanglin, Singapore 248163
Tel: +65 6379 8800/ 8855