Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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

U.S. Embassy Riga Dates of Closure

During the year 2018, the U.S. Embassy Riga will be closed on the dates shown below.      

                                                                  Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018    

Date Day Holiday Country
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Latvia
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day United States / Latvia
December 26 Wednesday Christmas Day Latvia 
December 31 Monday New Years Eve Latvia

                                               

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day United States/Latvia
January 21 Monday Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. United States
February 18 Monday Washington’s Birthday United States
April 19 Friday Good Friday Latvia
April 22 Monday Easter Monday Latvia
May 1 Wednesday Convocation of the Constituent Assembly Latvia
May 6 Monday Proclamation of Independence Latvia
May 27 Monday Memorial Day United States
July 4 Thursday Independence Day United States
September 2 Monday Labor Day United States
October 14 Monday Columbus Day United States
November 11 Monday Veterans Day United States
November 18 Monday Latvian National Day Latvia
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day United States
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Latvia
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day United States / Latvia
December 26 Thursday Christmas Day Latvia 
December 31 Tuesday New Years Eve Latvia