Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy and Consulates General observe both U.S. and Chinese holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Chinese holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy or Consulate General Dates of Closure

During the year 2022, the Embassy or Consulate General will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2022
Date Day Holiday Country
January 3 Monday New Year’s Day China
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S
January 31 to February 3 Mon to Thu Chinese (Lunar) New Year China
February 21 Monday President's Day U.S
April 5 Tuesday Tomb Sweeping Day China
May 2 Monday International Labor Day  China
May 30 Monday Memorial Day U.S
June 3 Friday Dragon Boat Festival China
June 20 Monday Juneteenth national independence day U.S
July 4 Monday Independence Day U.S
September 5 Monday Labor Day U.S
September 9 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival China
October 1-5 Sat- Wed Chinese National Day China
October 10 Monday Columbus Day U.S
November 11 Friday Veterans Day U.S
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S
December 26 Monday Christmas Day