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 2019, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.


Dates of Closure - 2019
Date Holiday Country
January 1 New Year's Day U.S. / Moldova
January 7 Orthodox Christmas Moldova
January 8 Orthodox Christmas Moldova
January 21 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S.
February 18 President's Day U.S.
March 8 International Women’s Day Moldova
April 28 Orthodox Easter Moldova
April 29 Orthodox Easter Monday Moldova
May 1 Labor Day Moldova
May 6 Memorial Easter Moldova
May 9 Victory and Commemoration Day Moldova
May 27 Memorial Day U.S.
July 4 Independence Day U.S.
August 27 National Day Moldova
August 31 National Language Day Moldova
September 2 Labor Day U.S.
October 14 Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Veteran’s Day U.S.
November 28 Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Christmas Day (new style) U.S./Moldova