Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy and other U.S. agencies in Abidjan observe both U.S. and Ivorian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Ivorian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy Dates of Closure

In 2018, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on the below dates.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
DATE DAY OF WEEK HOLIDAY COUNTRY
January 1 Monday New Year’s Day U.S., Côte d’Ivoire
January 15 Monday MLK Birthday U.S.
February 19 Monday President's Day U.S.
April 2 Monday Easter Monday Côte d’Ivoire
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day, C.I Côte d’Ivoire
May 10 Thursday Ascension Côte d’Ivoire
May 21 Monday Pentecost Monday Côte d’Ivoire
May 28 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
TBD TBD Night of Destiny (Laylat Al Qadr) Côte d’Ivoire
TBD TBD End of Ramadan (Eid Al Fitr) Côte d’Ivoire
July 4 Wednesday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 7 Tuesday Independence Day, C.I. Côte d’Ivoire
August 15 Wednesday Assumption Day Côte d’Ivoire
TBD TBD Tabaski (Eid Al Adha) Côte d’Ivoire
September 3 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 8 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 1 Thursday All Saints Day Côte d’Ivoire
November 12 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 15 Thursday National Peace Day Côte d’Ivoire
TBD TBD Mawlid (Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday) Côte d’Ivoire
November 22 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25
Tuesday Christmas Day U.S., Côte d’Ivoire