Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy and other U.S. agencies in Abidjan observe both U.S. and Ivorian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Ivorian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy Dates of Closure

In 2021, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on the below dates.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2020
DATE DAY OF WEEK HOLIDAY COUNTRY
January 1 Friday New Year’s Day U.S., Côte d’Ivoire
January 18 Monday MLK Birthday U.S.
February 15 Monday President's Day U.S.
April 5 Monday Easter Monday Côte d’Ivoire
April 30 Friday Labor Day, C.I Côte d’Ivoire
TBD TBD Night of Destiny (Laylat Al Qadr) Côte d’Ivoire
TBD TBD End of Ramadan (Eid Al Fitr) Côte d’Ivoire
May 24 Monday Pentecost Monday Côte d’Ivoire
May 31 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 5 Monday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
TBD TBD Tabaski (Eid Al Adha) Côte d’Ivoire
August 6 Friday National Day, C.I. Côte d’Ivoire
September 6 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 11 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
TBD Thursday Maouloud (Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday) Côte d’Ivoire
November 1 Monday All Saints Day Côte d’Ivoire
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day U.S.
November 15 Monday National Peace Day Côte d’Ivoire
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 24 Friday Christmas Day U.S., Côte d’Ivoire