Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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

Embassy Dates of Closure

Dates of Closure 2018
Date Day Holiday Country
Jan 1 Mon New Year's Day U.S./PHL
Jan 15 Mon M. L. King Jr. Day U.S.
Feb 19 Mon U.S. President's Day U.S.
Mar 29 Thur Maundy Thursday PHL
Mar 30 Fri Good Friday PHL
Apr 9 Mon Araw ng Kagitingan PHL
May 1 Tue Philippine Labor Day PHL
May 28 Mon U.S. Memorial Day U.S.
Jun 12 Tue Philippine Independence Day PHL
TBD TBD Eid'l Fitr U.S./PHL
July 4 Wed US Independence Day U.S.
Aug 27 Mon National Heroes Day PHL
Sep 3 Mon U.S. Labor Day U.S.
Oct 8 Mon Columbus Day U.S.
Nov 1 Thu All Saints Day PHL
Nov 12 Mon US Veterans Day U.S.
Nov 22 Thu Thanksgiving Day U.S.
Nov 30 Fri Andres Bonifacio Day PHL
Dec 24 Mon Christmas Eve (Special non-working Day) U.S./PHL
Dec 25 Tue Christmas Day U.S./PHL