Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and Finnish holidays and will be closed on those dates. 

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2021, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.                                                        

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2021
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Friday New Year's Day U.S./Finnish
January 6 Wednesday Epiphany Finnish
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Day U.S.
February 15 Monday Presidents’ Day U.S.
April 2 Friday Good Friday Finnish
April 5 Monday Easter Monday Finnish
May 1** Saturday May Day Finnish
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day Finnish
May 31 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 25 Friday Midsummer's Eve Finnish
July 4* Sunday Independence Day U.S.
September 6 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 11 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 6** Saturday All Saint's Day Finnish
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day U.S.
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 6 Monday Independence Day Finnish
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Finnish/US
January 1, 2022** Saturday New Year's Day U.S./Finnish

 *Holidays that fall on a Sunday are observed on the following Monday.
**Holidays that fall on a Saturday are observed on the preceding Friday.