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Holidays and Closures
The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate General in Lagos observe both U.S. and Nigerian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Nigerian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.
Embassy/Consulate General Dates of Closure
The Embassy and the Consulate General will be closed on the dates shown below.
|January 2||Monday||New Year's Day||US & Nigeria|
|January 16||Monday||Martin Luther King Day||US|
|February 20||Monday||Presidents’ Day||US|
|April 14||Friday||Good Friday||Nigeria|
|April 17||Monday||Easter Monday||Nigeria|
|May 1||Monday||Workers Day||Nigeria|
|May 29||Monday||U.S. Memorial Day / Nig. Democracy Day||US & Nigeria|
|July 4||Tuesday||Independence Day||US|
|September 4||Monday||Labor Day||US|
|October 1||Sunday (STC)||Independence Day||Nigeria|
|October 9||Monday||Columbus Day||US|
|November 11||Friday||Veterans Day||US|
|December 25||Monday||Christmas Holiday||US & Nigeria|
|December 26||Tuesday||Boxing Day||Nigeria|
**STC-These dates are subject to change.