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.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Month Day Holiday Venezuelan/U.S.
January 2 New Year's Day U.S.
January 16 Birthday Martin Luther King, Jr . U.S.
January 26 Administrative Day U.S.
February 20 George Washington's Birthday U.S.
February 23 Administrative Day U.S.
February 27 Carnival Venezuela
February 28 Carnival Venezuela
March 30 Administrative Day U.S.
April 13 Holy Thursday Venezuela
April 14 Good Friday Venezuela
April 19 Independence Declaration Venezuela
April 27 Administrative Day U.S.
May 1 Labor Day Venezuela
May 25 Administrative Day U.S.
May 29 Memorial Day U.S.
June 24 Carabobo Battle Venezuela
June 29 Administrative Day U.S.
July Independence Day U.S.
July 5 Independence Day Venezuela
July 24 Simon Bolivar Birthday Venezuela
July 27 Administrative Day U.S.
August 31 Administrative Day U.S.
September 4 Labor Day U.S.
September 29 Administrative Day U.S.
October 9 Columbus Day* U.S.
October 12 Day of Indigenous Resistance Venezuela
October 26 Administrative Day U.S.
November 10 Veterans Day U.S.
November 23 Thanksgiving Day U.S.
November 30 Administrative Day U.S.
December 25 Christmas Eve Venezuela
December 28 Administrative Day U.S.