Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Moldovan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, January 1, and December 25.

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2020, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.


Dates of Closure - 2020
Date Holiday Country
January 1 New Year's Day U.S. / Moldova
January 7 Orthodox Christmas Moldova
January 8 Orthodox Christmas Moldova
January 20 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S.
February 17 President's Day U.S.
March 8 International Women’s Day Moldova
April 19 Orthodox Easter Moldova
April 20 Orthodox Easter Monday Moldova
April 27 Memorial Easter Moldova
May 1 Labor Day Moldova
May 9 Victory and Commemoration Day Moldova
May 25 Memorial Day U.S.
July 3 (observed) Independence Day U.S.
August 27 National Day Moldova
August 31 National Language Day Moldova
September 7 Labor Day U.S.
October 12 Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Veteran’s Day U.S.
November 26 Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Christmas Day (new style) U.S./Moldova