Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Romanian 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 - All Dates 2019
Date Holiday Country
Jan. 1 New Year's Day U.S./Romania
Jan. 2 Day After New Year's Day U.S./Romania
Jan. 21 Birthday of Martin Luther King U.S.
Jan. 24 Unification Day Romania
Feb. 18 Washington’s Birthday U.S.
Apr. 26 Orthodox Good Friday Romania
Apr. 28 Orthodox Easter Romania
Apr. 29 Orthodox Easter Monday Romania
May 1 Labor Day Romania
May 27 Memorial Day U.S.
Jun. 16 Orthodox Pentecost Romania
Jun. 17 Orthodox Pentecost Monday Romania
Jul. 4 Independence Day U.S.
Aug. 15 St. Mary’s Assumption Romania
Sept. 2 Labor Day U.S.
Oct. 14 Columbus Day U.S.
Nov. 11 Veterans Day U.S.
Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Day U.S.
Nov. 30 St. Andrew’s Day Romania
Dec. 1 Romanian National Day Romania
Dec. 25 Christmas Day U.S/Romania
Dec. 26 Day after Christmas Romania