Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The Consular Section of the American Institute in Taiwan will be closed on Saturdays, Sundays, both U.S. and Taiwan holidays, and the Consular Section in-service days. 

The visa application services call center will be closed on  Saturdays, Sundays, both U.S. and Taiwan holidays.

Dates of Closure

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018
Date Day Holiday Country/Location AIT
Closed
Call Center
Closed
Jan.01 Monday New Year’s Day U.S./Taiwan v v
Jan.15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S. v v
Jan.26 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Feb.15 Thursday Chinese Lunar New Year Taiwan v v
Feb.16 Friday Chinese Lunar New Year Taiwan v v
Feb.19 Monday Presidents' Day/Chinese Lunar New Year U.S./Taiwan v v
Feb.20 Tuesday Chinese Lunar New Year U.S./Taiwan v v
Feb.28 Wednesday Peace Memorial Day Taiwan v v
Mar.02 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Apr.04 Wednesday Children's Day Taiwan v v
Apr.05 Thursday Tomb Sweeping Day Taiwan v v
Apr.13 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
May 11 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
May 28 Monday Memorial Day U.S. v v
Jun. 12 Tuesday AIT New Office Compound Dedication Ceremony AIT Taipei v  
Jun. 18 Monday Dragon Boat Festival Taiwan v v
Jul.04 Wednesday Independence Day U.S. v v
Aug.17 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Sep.03 Monday Labor Day U.S. v v
Sep.24 Monday Mid-Autumn Festival Taiwan v v
Sep.28 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Oct.08 Monday Columbus Day U.S. v v
Oct.10 Wednesday National Holiday Taiwan v v
Oct.26 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Nov.12 Monday Veterans Day U.S. v v
Nov.22 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S. v v
Dec.05 Wednesday Honor of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush U.S. v  
Dec.14 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Dec.25 Tuesday Christmas Day U.S. v v
Dates of Closure - All Dates 2019
Date Day Holiday Country/Location AIT
Closed
Call Center
Closed
Jan.01 Tuesday New Year’s Day U.S./Taiwan v v
Jan.11 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Jan.21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S. v v
Feb.04 Monday Chinese Lunar New Year Taiwan v v
Feb.05 Tuesday Chinese Lunar New Year Taiwan v
Feb.06 Wednesday Chinese Lunar New Year Taiwan v v
Feb.07 Thursday Chinese Lunar New Year Taiwan v v
Feb.15 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Feb.18 Monday Presidents' Day U.S./Taiwan v v
Feb.28 Thursday Peace Memorial Day Taiwan v v
Mar.08 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Apr.04 Thursday Children's Day Taiwan v v
Apr.05 Friday Tomb Sweeping Day Taiwan v v
Apr.12 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
May 10 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
May 27 Monday Memorial Day U.S. v v
Jun. 7 Friday Dragon Boat Festival Taiwan v v
Jul.04 Thursday Independence Day U.S. v v
Sep.02 Monday Labor Day U.S. v v
Sep.13 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival Taiwan v v
Sep.27 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Oct.10 Thursday Double Ten Day Taiwan v v
Oct.14 Monday Columbus Day U.S. v v
Oct.25 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Nov.11 Monday Veterans Day U.S. v v
Nov.15 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Nov.28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S. v v
Dec.13 Friday Consular Section In-Service Day AIT Taipei v  
Dec.25 Wednesday Christmas Day U.S. v v