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 2021, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2021
Date Day Country Holiday
January 1 Friday U.S. / Slovakia New Year’s Day
January 6 Wednesday Slovakia Epiphany
January 18 Monday U.S. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
February 15 Monday U.S. Washington’s Birthday
April 2 Friday Slovakia Good Friday
April 5 Monday Slovakia Easter Monday
May 31 Monday U.S Memorial Day
July 5 Monday U.S. Independence Day (July 4 - Observed) / St. Cyril and St. Metodius
September 1 Wednesday Slovakia Slovak Constitution Day (National Day of Slovak Republic)
September 6 Monday U.S. Labor Day
September 15 Wednesday Slovak The Day of the Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows
October 11 Monday U.S. Columbus Day
November 1 Monday Slovak All Saint's Day
November 11 Thursday U.S. Veterans’ Day
November 17 Wednesday Slovakia Day of the Fight for Freedom & Democracy
November 25 Thursday U.S. Thanksgiving Day
December 24 Friday Slovakia Christmas Day (Observed)
December 25 Saturday U.S./Slovakia Christmas Day
December 26 Sunday Slovakia St. Stephen’s Day
December 31 Friday U.S./Slovakia New Year's Day (Observed)