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

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Month Day Holiday Haitian/U.S.
January 2
Monday
New Year’s Day
U.S./Haiti
January 16
Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
U.S.
February 20
Monday
Washington’s Birthday
U.S.
February 28
Tuesday
Carnival
Haiti
April 14
Friday
Good Friday
Haiti
May 1
Monday
Labor and Agriculture Day
Haiti
May 18
Thursday
Flag Day
Haiti
May 29
Monday
Memorial Day
U.S.
June 15
Thursday
Corpus Christi
Haiti
July 4 
Tuesday
Independence Day  
U.S.
August 15
Tuesday
Assumption Day
Haiti
September 4
Monday
Labor Day
U.S.
October 9
Monday
Columbus Day
U.S.
October 17
Tuesday
Death of Dessalines
Haiti
November 1
Wednesday
All Saints' Day
Haiti
November 2
Thursday
All Soul's Day
Haiti
November 10
Friday
Veterans’ Day
U.S.
November 23
Thursday
Thanksgiving Day
U.S.
December 25
Monday
Christmas 
U.S./Haiti