Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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 2018
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1, 2018 Monday New Year's Day  U.S & Austrian
January 15 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday
(3rd Monday in January)
U.S.
February 19 Moday Washington's Birthday
(3rd Monday in February)
U.S.
March 30 Friday Good Friday Austrian
April 2 Monday Easter Monday Austrian
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day Austrian
May 10 Thursday Ascension Day Austrian
May 21 Monday Whitmonday  Austrian
May 28 Monday Memorial Day (last Monday in May) American
May 31 Thursday Corpus Christi  
July 4 Wednesday

Independence Day 

U.S.
August 15 Wednesday Assumption Day Austrian
September 3 Monday Labor Day
(1st Monday in September)
U.S.
October 8 Monday Columbus Day
(2nd Monday in October)
U.S.
October 26 Friday National Day Austrian
November 1 Thursday All Saints Day Austrian
November 12 Monday Veterans Day U.S.
November 22 Thursday Thanksgiving
(4th Thursday in November)
U.S.
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day Austrian/U.S.
December 26 Wednesday St. Stephen's Day

Austrian