Holidays and Closures

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

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2017, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Sunday New Year’s Day Ger/U.S.
January 2 Monday New Year’s Day U.S.
January 6  * M Friday Epiphany Ger
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Birthday U.S.
Febuary 20 Monday President's Day U.S.
April 14 Friday Good Friday Ger
April 17 Monday Easter Monday Ger
May 1 Monday Labor Day Ger
May 25 Thursday Ascension Day Ger
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 5 Monday Whit Monday Ger
June 15 * F, M Thursday Corpus Christi Day Ger
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day U.S.
August 15 * M Tuesday Assumption Day Ger
September 4 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 3 Tuesday Day of German Unity Ger
October 9 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 31 Tuesday Reformationsday Ger
November 1* M Wednesday All Saints Day Ger
November 10 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Monday Christmas Ger/U.S.
December 26 Tuesday Second Christmas Day Ger
Holidays identified with an asterisk (*) are celebrated only at certain posts: F=Frankfurt, M=Munich