Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Georgian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center Georgia is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, January 1, and December 25.

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

The following is a list of Georgian/US holidays that the Embassy will observe in 2017.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 2 Monday New Year's Day Holiday USA/Georgia
January 16 Monday M.L. King Jr. Birthday USA
January 19 Thursday Epiphany (Orthodox) Georgia
February 20 Monday President's Day USA
March 3 Friday Mother's Day Georgia
March 8 Wednesday International Women’s day Georgia
April 14 Friday Good Friday (Orthodox) Georgia
April 17 Monday Easter Monday (Orthodox) Georgia
May 9 Tuesday Victory Day Georgia
May 12 Friday Apostle Andrew’s Day Georgia
May 26 Friday Independence Day Georgia
May 29 Monday Memorial Day USA
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day USA
August 28 Monday Assumption of the Virgin (Mariamoba) Georgia
September 4 Monday Labor Day USA
October 9 Monday Columbus Day USA
November 10 Friday Veteran's Day USA
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day/St. George’s Day Gerogia/USA
December 25 Monday Christmas Day Holiday USA

The following Georgian holidays are also observed, but they fall on a weekend in 2017. No additional leave credit is given for them:

January 7 Saturday Christmas (Orthodox) Georgia
April 9 Sunday Memorial Day Georgia
April 16 Sunday Orthodox Easter Georgia
October 14 Saturday Svetitskhovloba Georgia