Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Nicaraguan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The US Visa Service Desk is closed Sundays, December 25, and January 1.

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2021, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below:

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2021
Date Day Holiday Country or Embassy
January 01 Friday New Year's Day U.S. & Nicaragua
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday U.S.
February 15 Monday Washington’s Birthday U.S.
April 01 Thursday Holy Thursday Nicaragua
April 02 Friday Good Friday  Nicaragua
May 01 Saturday Nicaraguan Labor Day Nicaragua
May 31 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 05 Monday US Independence Day U.S.
July 19 Monday Revolution Anniversary  Nicaragua
August 02 Lunes Festival of Santo Domingo  Nicaragua
August 10 Tuesday Festival of  Santo Domingo  Nicaragua
September 06 Monday  Labor Day U.S.
September 14 Tuesday Battle of San Jacinto  Nicaragua
September 15 Wednesday Nicaragua Independence Day (Observed - N) Nicaragua
October 11 Monday  Columbus  Day U.S.
November 11 Thursday  Veteran’s Day U.S.
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 08 Wednesday Immaculate Conception (Observed -N) Nicaragua
December 24 Friday Christmas Day U.S. & Nicaragua