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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Poland holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, January 1, and December 25. One day a month, the consular section is closed to public for training.

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

The Embassy in Warsaw and the Consulate General in Krakow will be closed to observe Polish and American holidays.

The full Embassy and Consulate closure schedule is available at the Embassy’s webpage.

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


Dates of Holidays 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 2 Monday New Year's Day (U.S.)
January 6 Friday Epiphany (Poland)
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday (U.S.)
February 20 Monday George Washington's Birthday (U.S.)
April 17 Monday Easter Monday (Poland)
May 1 Monday Labor Day (Poland)
May 3 Wednesday Constitution Day (Poland)
May 29 Monday Memorial Day (U.S.)
June 15 Thursday Corpus Christi Day (Poland)
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day (U.S.)
August 15 Tuesday  Assumption Day (Poland)
September 4 Monday Labor Day (U.S.)
October 9 Monday Columbus Day (U.S.)
November 1 Wednesday All Saints Day  (Poland)
November 10 Friday Veterans Day, Independence Day (U.S./Poland)
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
December 25 Monday Christmas Day (U.S./Poland)
December 26 Tuesday  Christmas – Second Day