Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Guatemalan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The US Visa Service Desk is closed Sundays, December 25, and January 1.

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2019, the Embassy 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 U.S./Guatemala
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King’s Birthday U.S.
February 18 Monday President’s Day U.S.
April 18 Thursday Holy Thursday Guatemala
April 19 Friday Good Friday Guatemala
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day Guatemala
May 27 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 30 Sunday Army Day  Guatemala
July 4 Thursday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 15 Thursday Feast of the Assumption Guatemala
September 2 Monday U.S. Labor Day U.S.
September 15 Sunday Guatemalan Independence Day Guatemala
October 14 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 20 Sunday Revolution Day Guatemala
November 1 Friday All Saints Day Guatemala
November 11 Monday Veterans Day U.S.
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve – Half Day Guatemala
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day U.S./Guatemala
December 31 Tuesday New Year’s Eve – Half Day Guatemala