Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy and Consulates General observe both U.S. and Chinese holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Chinese holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy or Consulate General Dates of Closure

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

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2019
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day U.S / China
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S
February 4-7 Mon-Thurs Chinese (Lunar) New Year China
February 18 Monday President's Day U.S
April 5 Friday Tomb Sweeping Day China
May 1 Wednesday International Labor Day China
May 27 Monday Memorial Day U.S
June 7 Friday Dragon Boat Festival China
July 4 Thursday Independence Day U.S
September 2 Monday Labor Day U.S
September 13 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival China
Sept 30 - Oct 3 Mon-Thurs Chinese National Day  China
October 14 Monday Columbus Day U.S
November 11 Monday Veterans Day U.S
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day U.S