Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and Slovak holidays and will be closed on those dates. The call center is closed weekends and Slovakia national holidays, as observed by the U.S. posts.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2018, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Date Day Country Holiday
January 1 Monday U.S.  New Year’s Day
January 15 Monday U.S. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
February 19 Monday U.S. Washington’s Birthday
March 30 Friday Slovakia Good Friday
April 2 Monday Slovakia Easter Monday
May 1 Tuesday Slovakia Slovak Labor Day
May 8 Tuesday Slovakia End of World War II
May 28 Monday U.S Memorial Day
July 4 Wednesday U.S. Independence Day
July 5 Thursday Slovakia St. Cyril & St. Methodius Day
August 29 Wednesday Slovakia Slovak National Uprising Day
September 3 Monday U.S. Labor Day
October 8 Monday U.S. Columbus Day
November 1 Thursday Slovakia All Saints Day
November 12 Monday U.S. Veterans’ Day
November 17 Saturday Slovakia Day of the Fight for Freedom & Democracy
November 22 Thursday U.S. Thanksgiving Day
December 24 Monday Slovakia Christmas Day
December 25 Tuesday U.S./Slovakia Christmas Day
December 26 Wednesday Slovakia St. Stephen’s Day