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.
December 25
Monday
Christmas 
U.S./Haiti

 

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Month Day Holiday Haitian/U.S.
January 1
Monday
New Year’s  and Independence Day
U.S./Haiti
January 2
Tuesday
Ancestor’s  Day
Haiti
January 15
Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
U.S.
February 13
Tuesday
Carnival
Haiti
February 19
Monday
Washington’s Birthday
U.S.
March 30
Friday
Good Friday
Haiti
May 1
Tuesday
Labor and Agriculture Day
Haiti
May 18
Thursday
Flag's Day
Haiti
May 28
Monday
Memorial Day
U.S.
May 31
Thursday
Corpus Christi
Haiti
July 4 
Wednesday
Independence Day  
U.S.
August 15
Wednesday
Assumption Day
Haiti
September 3
Monday
Labor Day
U.S.
October 8
Monday
Columbus Day
U.S.
October 17
Wednesday
Death of Dessalines
Haiti
November 1
Thursday
All Saints' Day
Haiti
November 2
Friday
All Soul's Day
Haiti
November 12
Monday
Veterans’ Day (Observed)
U.S.
November 22
Thursday
Thanksgiving Day
U.S.
December 25
Tuesday
Christmas 
U.S./Haiti