Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy and Consulates General observes both U.S. and Tunisian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Tunisian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy or Consulate General Dates of Closure

During the year 2016, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate General will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2016
Date Day Holiday Country
1-Jan Friday New Year’s Day United States / Tunisia
14-Jan Thursday Revolution & Youth day Tunisia
18-Jan Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday United States
15-Feb Monday Washington's Birthday United States
20-Mar Sunday Tunisian Independence Day Tunisia
09-Apr Saturday Tunisian Martyrs Day Tunisia
1-May Sunday Tunisian Labor Day Tunisia
30-May Monday Memorial Day United States
6-8Jul Wednesday-Friday *Eid-al-Fitr Tunisia
25-Jul Monday Tunisian Republic Day Tunisia
13-Aug Saturday Women’s Day       Tunisia
5-Sep Monday Labor Day United States
11-12 Sep Sunday-Munday **Eid-al-Adha Tunisia
10-Oct Monday Columbus Day United States
2-Oct Sunday Islamic New Year * Tunisia
11-Nov Friday Veterans Day United States
24-Nov Thursday Thanksgiving Daia United States
12-Nov Monday Mouled Tunisa
2--Dec Monday Christmas United States

* Lunar Holiday - Dates Approximate