Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Moldovan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, January 1, and December 25.

Embassy Dates of Closure

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


Dates of Closure - 2018
Date Holiday Country
January 1 New Year's Day U.S. / Moldova
January 7 Orthodox Christmas Moldova
January 8 Orthodox Christmas Moldova
January 15 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S.
February 19 President's Day U.S.
March 8 International Women’s Day Moldova
April 8 Orthodox Easter Moldova
April 9 Orthodox Easter Monday Moldova
April 16 Memorial Easter Moldova
May 1 Labor Day Moldova
May 9 Victory and Commemoration Day Moldova
May 28 Memorial Day U.S.
July 4 Independence Day U.S.
August 27 National Day Moldova
August 31 National Language Day Moldova
September 3 Labor Day U.S.
October 8 Columbus Day U.S.
November 12 Veteran’s Day U.S.
November 22 Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Christmas Day (new style) U.S./Moldova