Holidays and Closures

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

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure


During the year 2018, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Holiday Date Day Country
New Year's Day January 1 Monday U.S. & V
Martin Luther King's Birthday January 15 Monday U.S.
Lunar New Year Festival & President's Day February 14 - 20 Wednesday - Tuesday V
National Anniversary of Hung Kings (observed) April 25 Wednesday V
Victory Day (observed) April 30 Monday V
International Labor Day  May 1 Tuesday V
Memorial Day May 28 Monday U.S.
Independence Day July 4 Wednesday U.S.
Vietnamese National Day/ Labor Day September 3 Monday V
Columbus Day October 8 Monday U.S.
Veterans Day (observed) November 12 Monday U.S.
Thanksgiving Day November 22 Thursday U.S.
Christmas Day (observed) December 25 Tuesday U.S.