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.

 

During the year 2019, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

 

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2019
Holiday Date Day Country
Holiday 2019 Date Day Type
New Year’s Day January 1 Tue V/A
Martin Luther King’s Birthday January 21 Mon A
Lunar New Year Festival February 4 – 8 Mon – Fri V
Presidents’ Day February 18 Mon A
National Anniversary of Hung Kings (observed) April 15 Mon V
Victory Day April 30 Tue V
International Labor Day May 1 Wed V
Memorial Day May 27 Monday A
Independence Day July 4 Thu A
Vietnamese National Day/Labor Day September 2 Mon V/A
Columbus Day October 14 Mon A
Veterans Day November 11 Mon A
Thanksgiving Day November 28 Thu A
Christmas Day December 25 Wed A