Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Costa Rican holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application call center is closed on Sundays, on December 25, and on January 1.

Embassy Dates of Closure

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

Dates of Closure – All Dates 2022
Date Day Holiday Country
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day U.S.
February 21 Monday President’s Day U.S.
April 11 Monday Juan Santamaría Costa Rica
April 14 Thursday Holy Thursday Costa Rica
April 15 Friday Good Friday Costa Rica
May 2 Monday Labor Day Costa Rica
May 30 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 20 Monday Juneteenth U.S.
July 4 Monday Independence Day U.S.
July 25 Monday Guanacaste Annexation Costa Rica
August 2 Tuesday Lady of Los Angeles Costa Rica
August 15 Monday Mother's Day Costa Rica
September 5 Monday Labor Day U.S.
September 19 Monday Independence Day Costa Rica
October 10 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Friday Veteran’s Day U.S.
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 5 Monday Abolition of the Army Costa Rica
December 26 Monday Christmas Day U.S./Costa Rica