Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and Slovak holidays and will be closed on those dates. The call center is closed weekends and Slovakia national holidays, as observed by the U.S. posts.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2019, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2018 - 2019
Date Day Country Holiday
December 24, 2018 Monday Slovakia Christmas Day
December 25, 2018 Tuesday U.S./Slovakia Christmas Day
December 26, 2018 Wednesday Slovakia St. Stephen’s Day
January 1, 2019 Tuesday U.S. / Slovakia New Year’s Day
January 21 Monday U.S. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
February 18 Monday U.S. Washington’s Birthday
April 19 Friday Slovakia Good Friday
April 22 Monday Slovakia Easter Monday
May 1 Wednesday Slovakia Slovak Labor Day
May 8 Wednesday Slovakia End of World War II
May 27 Monday U.S Memorial Day
July 4 Thursday U.S. Independence Day
July 5 Friday Slovakia St. Cyril & St. Methodius Day
August 29 Thursday Slovakia Slovak National Uprising Day
September 2 Monday U.S. Labor Day
October 14 Monday U.S. Columbus Day
November 1 Friday Slovakia All Saints Day
November 11 Monday U.S. Veterans’ Day
November 17 Sunday Slovakia Day of the Fight for Freedom & Democracy
November 28 Thursday U.S. Thanksgiving Day
December 24 Tuesday Slovakia Christmas Day
December 25 Wednesday U.S./Slovakia Christmas Day
December 26 Thursday Slovakia St. Stephen’s Day