Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Guatemalan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The US Visa Service Desk is closed Sundays, December 25, and 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
December 24, 2021 Friday Christmas Eve Guatemala
December 25, 2021 Saturday Christmas Day U.S./Guatemala
December 31, 2021 Friday New Year’s Eve Guatemala
January 1 Saturday New Year’s Day U.S./Guatemala
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King’s Birthday U.S.
February 21 Monday Washington’s Day U.S.
April 14 Thursday Holy Thursday Guatemala
April 15 Friday Good Friday Guatemala
May 1 Saturday Labor Day Guatemala
May 30 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 20 Monday Juneteenth Guatemala
July 4 Monday Army Day Guatemala
July 4 Monday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 15 Monday Feast of the Assumption Guatemala
September 5 Monday U.S. Labor Day U.S.
September 15 Thursday Guatemalan Independence Day Guatemala
October 10 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 20 Thursday Revolution Day Guatemala
November 1 Tuesday All Saints Day Guatemala
November 11 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Guatemala
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day U.S./Guatemala
December 26 Monday Christmas Day U.S.
December 31 Saturday New Year’s Eve Guatemala