Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Panamanian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The call center 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 FROM
JANUARY 2 Monday NEW YEAR´S DAY U.S./PANAMA
JANUARY 9

Monday

MARTYR´S DAY PANAMA
JANUARY 16 Monday MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY U.S.
FEBRUARY 20 Monday

PRESIDENT´S DAY

U.S.
FEBRUARY 28 Tuesday CARNIVAL DAY PANAMA
APRIL 14 Friday GOOD FRIDAY PANAMA
MAY 1 Monday

LABOR DAY

PANAMA
MAY 29 Monday MEMORIAL DAY U.S.
JULY 4 Tuesday INDEPENDENCE DAY  U.S.
SEPTEMBER 4 Monday LABOR DAY U.S.
OCTOBER 9 Monday COLUMBUS DAY U.S.
NOVEMBER 3 Friday INDEPENDENCE DAY FROM COLOMBIA PANAMA
NOVEMBER 6 Monday COLON DAY PANAMA
NOVEMBER 10 Friday THE UPRISING OF LOS SANTOS PANAMA
NOVEMBER 10 Friday VETERANS DAY U.S.
NOVEMBER 23 Thursday THANKSGIVING DAY U.S.
NOVEMBER 27 Monday INDEPENDENCE DAY FROM SPAIN PANAMA
DECEMBER 8 Friday MOTHER´S DAY PANAMA
DECEMBER 25 Monday

CHRISTMAS DAY

U.S./PANAMA

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Note: There is a possibility that Panamanian practice with regard to the observance of holidays may change; if so, a revised holiday schedule will be published.