Holidays and Closures

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

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

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

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2019
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day Ger/U.S.
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King Day U.S.
February 18 Monday President's Day U.S.
March 8 *B Friday International Women's Day Ger
April 19 Friday Good Friday Ger
April 22 Monday Easter Monday Ger
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day Ger
May 27 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day Ger
June 10 Monday Whit Monday Ger
June 20 *F, M Thursday Corpus Christi Day Ger
July 4 Thursday Independence Day U.S.
August 15 * M Thursday Assumption Day Ger
September 2 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 3 Thursday Day of German Unity Ger
October 14 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 1 *M Friday All Saints Day Ger
November 11 Monday Veterans Day U.S.
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving U.S.
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Ger/U.S.
December 26 Thursday Second Christmas Day Ger
 Holidays identified with an asterisk (*) are celebrated only at certain posts: F=Frankfurt, M=Munich, B=Berlin