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 2018, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Monday New Year’s Day Ger/U.S.
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Day U.S.
February 19 Monday President's Day U.S.
March 30 Friday Good Friday Ger
April 2 Monday Easter Monday Ger
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day Ger
May 10 Thursday Ascension Day Ger
May 21 Monday Whit Monday Ger
May 28 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
May 31 *F, M Thursday Corpus Christi Day Ger
July 4 Wednesday Independence Day U.S.
August 15 * M Wednesday Assumption Day Ger
September 3 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 3 Wednesday Day of German Unity Ger
October 8 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 1 *M Thursday All Saints Day Ger
November 12 Monday Veterans Day U.S.
November 22 Thursday Thanksgiving U.S.
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Ger/U.S.
December 26 Wednesday Second Christmas Day Ger
Holidays identified with an asterisk (*) are celebrated only at certain posts: F=Frankfurt, M=Munich