Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Nicaraguan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The US Visa Service Desk is closed Sundays, December 25, and January 1.

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2017, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country or Embassy
January 2 Monday  New Year's Day U.S., Nicaragua
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday U.S.
February 20 Monday Presidents' Day U.S.
April 13 Thursday Holy Thursday Nicaragua
April 14 Friday Good Friday  Nicaragua
May 1 Monday Labor Day Nicaragua
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day U.S.
July 19 Wednesday Revolution Anniversary  Nicaragua
August 1 Tuesday Festival of Santo Domingo  Nicaragua
August 10 Thursday  Festival of  Santo Domingo  Nicaragua
September 4 Monday  Labor Day U.S.
September 14 Thursday Battle of San Jacinto  Nicaragua
September 15 Friday  Independence Day Nicaragua
October 9  Monday  Columbus  Day U.S.
November 10  Friday  Veterans Day  U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day


December 8 Friday  Immaculate Conception 


December 25 Monday  Christmas Day

U.S, Nicaragua