Holidays and Closures
On this page:
- Arrangements in case of Typhoon 8 and Black Rain signal notification by Hong Kong Government
- Consulate General Dates of Closure
The Consulate General observes both U.S. and Hong Kong holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Hong Kong holidays and will also be closed on those dates.
Arrangements in case of Typhoon 8 and Black Rain signal notification by Hong Kong Government
There will be no appointments the day(s) for which the Hong Kong Government issues a Typhoon No.8 or Black Rain Signal.
You will be notified by email and invited to login to your account in order to cancel and reschedule your appointment online.
Consulate General Dates of Closure
During the year 2017, the Consulate General will be closed on the dates shown below.
|Monday||The day following New Year’s Day||US / HK|
|January 16||Monday||Martin Luther King’s Birthday||US|
|Third day of the Lunar New Year
Fourth day of the Lunar New Year
|February 20||Monday||President day||US|
|April 4||Tuesday||Ching Ming Festival||HK|
|April 14||Friday||Good Friday||HK|
|April 17||Monday||Easter Monday||HK|
|May 01||Monday||Labor Day||US|
|May 03||Wednesday||The Buddha’s Birthday||
|May 29||Monday||Memorial Day||US|
|May 30||Tuesday||Tuen Ng Festival||HK|
|July 4||Tuesday||Independence Day||US|
|September 4||Monday||Labor Day||US|
(observed Sunday, October 1)
|Monday||The day following National Day||HK|
|October 5||Thursday||The day following Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival||HK|
|October 9||Monday||Columbus Day||US|
(observed Saturday, November 11)
|December 26||Monday||First Week-Day after Christmas Day||US|
|December 27||Tuesday||Second Week-Day after Christmas Day||US/HK|
Note: Four local holidays falling on Saturday are not included in the 2017 holiday schedule (Lunar New Year’s Day, January 28, The day following Good Friday, April 15, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day, July 1 and Chung Yeung Festival, October 28).