Holidays and Closures


The U.S. Embassy in Accra observes both U.S. and Ghanaian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Ghanaian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

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
December 31 Friday New Year’s Day US
January 3 Monday New Year’s Day Ghana
January 7 Friday Constitution Day Ghana
January 17 Monday M. L. King's Birthday US
February 21 Monday Presidents' Day U.S.
March 7 Monday Independence Day Ghana
April 15 Friday Good Friday Ghana
April 18 Monday Easter Monday Ghana
May 2 Monday Labor Day Ghana
May 3 Tuesday Eid-Il-Fitr** Ghana
May 30 Monday Memorial Day US
June 20 Monday Juneteenth US
July 4 Monday Independence Day US
July 10 Monday Eid-Il-Adha** Ghana
August 4 Thursday Founders' Day Ghana
September 5 Monday Labor Day US
September 21 Wednesday Kwame Nkrumah Memoerial Day Ghana
October 10 Monday Columbus Day US
November 11 Friday Veterans Day US
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day US
December 26 Monday Christmas Day U.S./Ghana
December 27 Tuesday Boxing Day Ghana

 ** Date Subject To Change