Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and Austrian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The call center is closed weekends and Austrian national holidays, as observed by the U.S. posts.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

The Embassy’s holiday schedule is available at the Embassy’s homepage.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 2  Monday New Year's Day  
January 6 Friday Epiphany Austrian
January 16 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday
(3rd Monday in January)
February 20 Moday Washington's Birthday
(3rd Monday in February)
April 14 Friday Good Friday  
April 17 Monday Easter Monday Austrian
May 1 Monday Labor Day Austrian
May 25 Thursday Ascension Day Austrian
May 29 Monday Memorial Day (last Monday in May) Austrian
June 5 Monday Whitmonday Austrian
June 15 Thursday Corpus Christi  
July 4 Tuesday

Independence Day 

August 15 Tuesday Assumption Day Austrian
September 4 Monday Labor Day
(1st Monday in September)
October 9 Monday Columbus Day
(2nd Monday in October)
October 26 Thursday National Day Austrian
November 1 Wednesday All Saints Day Austrian
November 10 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving
(4th Thursday in November)
December 8 Friday Immaculate Conception Austrian
December 25 Monday Christmas Day Austrian/U.S.
December 26 Tuesday St. Stephen's Day