Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy or Consulate and Visa Application Centers observe both U.S. and India holidays and will be closed on those dates. The Call Center services will only be closed on Saturdays, Christmas, New Years, Holi, Diwali, Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.

Embassy/Consulate and Visa Application Center Dates of Closure

To see which dates the Embassy/Consulate and Visa Application Center will be closed, please click here.

In addition to U.S. and Indian holidays, please note that the Visa sections will be closed to visa applicants on the following days in 2019.