Holidays and Closures


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

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2019, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2019
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day U.S./Ghana
January 21 Monday M. L. King's Birthday U.S.
February 18 Monday Presidents' Day U.S.
March 6 Wednesday Independence Day Ghana
April 19 Friday Good Friday Ghana
April 22 Monday Easter Monday Ghana
May 1 Wednesday May Day Ghana
May 27 Monday African Union Day Ghana
May 27 Monday Memorial Day US
June 5 Wednesday Eid-Il-Fitr** Ghana
July 1 Monday Republic Day Ghana
July 4 Thursday Independence Day U.S.
August 12 Monday Eid-Il-Adha** Ghana
September 2 Monday Labor Day U.S.
September 23 Monday Founder’s Day Ghana
October 14 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Monday Veterans Day U.S.
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 6 Friday Farmers Day Ghana
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day U.S./Ghana
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day Ghana