Holidays and Closures

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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 2017, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure – All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 2 Monday New Year’s Day U.S./Guatemala
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King’s Birthday U.S.
February 20 Monday President’s Day U.S.
April 13 Thursday Holy Thursday Guatemala
April 14 Friday Good Friday Guatemala
May 1 Monday Labor Day Guatemala
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 30 Friday Army Day  Guatemala
July 4 Tuesday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 15 Tuesday Feast of the Assumption Guatemala
September 4 Monday U.S. Labor Day U.S.
September 15 Friday Guatemalan Independence Day Guatemala
October 9 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 20 Friday Revolution Day Guatemala
November 1 Wednesday All Saints Day Guatemala
November 10 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve – Half Day Guatemala
December 25 Monday Christmas Day U.S./Guatemala
December 31 Sunday New Year’s Eve – Half Day Guatemala