Holidays and Closures

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

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2016, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate General will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2016
Date Day Holiday Country or Consulate
31-Dec Thursday New Year's Day U.S. / ALG
17-Jan Sunday Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday U.S.
14-Feb Sunday Washington’s Birthday U.S.
1-May Sunday Algerian Labor Day ALG
29-May Monday Memorial Day U.S.
4-Jul Monday  Independence Day U.S.
5-Jul Tuesday  Algerian Independence Day ALG
July 7 & 8 Thursday - Friday  *Eid-al-Fitr ALG
4-Sep Sunday  Labor Day U.S.
Sep 14 & Sep 15 Wednesday- Thursday  *Eid-al-Adha ALG
5-Oct Wednesday  Islamic New Year * ALG
9-Oct Sunday Columbus Day U.S.
14- Oct Friday Achoura * ALG
1-Nov Friday Revolution Day ALG
11-Nov Tuesday Veterans Day U.S.
24-Nov Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
25-Dec Sunday Christmas U.S.

* Lunar Holiday - Dates Approximate