Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2017, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Days of closure – All dates 2018
Month Day Holiday Venezuela/U.S
December (2017) 25 Christmas Day U.S
January 1 New Year's Day U.S
January 15 Birthday Martin Luther King, Jr . U.S
January 25 Administrative Day U.S
February 12 Carnival Venezuela
February 13 Carnival Venezuela
February 19 George Washington's Birthday U.S
February 22 Administrative Day U.S
March 22 Administrative Day U.S
March 29 Holy Thursday Venezuela
March 30 Good Friday Venezuela
April 19 Independence Declaration Venezuela
April 26 Administrative Day U.S
May 1 Labor Day Venezuela
May 28 Memorial Day U.S
May 31 Administrative Day U.S
June 24 Carabobo Battle Venezuela
June 28 Administrative Day U.S
July Independence Day U.S
July 5 Independence Day Venezuela
July 24 Simon Bolivar Birthday Venezuela
July 26 Administrative Day U.S
August 30 Administrative Day U.S
September 3 Labor Day U.S
September 27 Administrative Day U.S
October 8 Columbus Day U.S
October 12 Day of Indigenous Resistance Venezuela
October 25 Administrative Day U.S
November 12 Veterans Day U.S
November 22 Thanksgiving Day U.S
November 29 Administrative Day U.S
December 14 Administrative Day U.S
December 24 Christmas Eve Venezuela
December 25 Christmas Day U.S
December 31 New Year's Eve U.S