Holidays and Closures

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

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2017, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Month Day Holiday Cuban/U.S.
January 1 Sunday New Year’s Day U.S.
January 2 Monday New Year’s Celebration CUBA
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday U.S.
February 20 Monday Washington's Day U.S.
April 14 Friday Good Friday CUBA
May 1 Monday Labor Day CUBA
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day U.S.
July 25-27 Tue-Thu National Revolutionary Festival CUBA
September 4 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 9 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 10 Tuesday Commencement of the Wars of Independence CUBA
November 10 Friday Veteran's Day Observed U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Monday Christmas Day U.S./CUBA
December 31 Sunday End of Year Celebration CUBA