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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Poland holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, January 1, and December 25. One day a month, the consular section is closed to public for training.

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

The Embassy in Warsaw and the Consulate General in Krakow will be closed to observe Polish and American holidays.The full Embassy and Consulate closure schedule is available at the Embassy’s webpage.

During the year 2019 and 2020, the Embassy/Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Holidays 2020
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day (U.S./Poland)
January 6 Monday Epiphany (U.S.)
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday (U.S.)
February 17 Monday George Washington's Birthday (U.S.)
April 13 Monday Easter Monday (Poland)
May 1 Friday Labor Day (Poland)
May 25 Monday Memorial Day (U.S.)
June 11 Thursday Corpus Christi Day (Poland)
July 3 Friday Independence Day (Observed) (U.S.)
August 14 Friday Assumption Day (Observed) (Poland)
September 7 Monday Labor Day (U.S.)
October 12 Monday Columbus Day (U.S.)
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day, Independence Day (U.S./Poland)
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
December 25 Friday Christmas Day (U.S./Poland)
December 28 Monday Christmas – Second Day (Observed)