Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2019, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2019
Month Day Holiday Haitian/U.S.
January 1
Tuesday
New Year’s  and Independence Day
U.S./Haiti
January 2
Wednesday
Ancestor’s  Day
Haiti
January 21
Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
U.S.
February 18
Tuesday
Washington’s Birthday
U.S.
March 5
Tuesday
Carnival
Haiti
April 19
Friday
Good Friday
Haiti
May 1
Wednesday
Labor and Agriculture Day
Haiti
May 27
Monday
Memorial Day
U.S.
June 20
Thursday
Corpus Christi Day
Haiti
July 4
Thursday
Independence Day
U.S.
August 15
Thursday
Assumption Day
Haiti
September 2
Monday
Labor Day
U.S.
October 14
Monday
Columbus Day
U.S.
October 17
Thursday
Death of Dessalines
Haiti
November 1
Friday
All Saints' Day
Haiti
November 11
Monday
Veterans’ Day (Observed)
U.S.
November 18
Monday
Battle of Vertieres
Haiti
November 28
Thursday
Thanksgiving Day
U.S.
December 25
Wednesday
Christmas 
U.S./Haiti