Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and El Salvador 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 2018, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure – All Dates 2018
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Monday New Year’s Day U.S./El Salvador
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King’s Birthday U.S.
February 19 Monday President’s Day U.S.
March 29 Thursday Holy Thursday El Salvador
March 30 Friday Good Friday El Salvador
March 31 Saturday Easter Saturday El Salvador
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday El Salvador
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day El Salvador
May 10 Thursday Mother's Day El Salvador
May 28 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 17 Sunday Father's Day El Salvador
July 4 Wednesday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 3 through August 6 Friday through Monday Feast of San Salvador El Salvador
September 3 Monday Labor Day U.S.
September 15 Saturday Independence Day El Salvador
October 8 Monday Columbus Day  U.S.
November 2 Friday All Souls' Day El Salvador
November 12 Monday Veteran’s Day  U.S.
November 22 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day (Observance) U.S./El Salvador