Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

Dates of Closure – All Dates 2019
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day U.S./Mongolia
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S.
February 5 Tuesday Lunar New Year* Mongolia
February 6 Wednesday Lunar New Year* Mongolia
February 7 Thursday Lunar New Year* Mongolia
February 18 Monday Washington’s Birthday U.S.
March 8 Friday International Women’s day Mongolia
May 27 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
May 31 Friday Substitute day of Children’s Day, Saturday, June 1 Mongolia
July 4 Thursday Independence Day U.S.
July 11 Thursday National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
July 12 Friday National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
July 15 Monday National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
September 2 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 14 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Monday Veterans Day U.S.
November 26 Tuesday National Freedom and Independence Day Mongolia
November 27 Wednesday Chinggis Khaan’s Birthday* Mongolia
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day U.S.

* Lunar New Year and Chinggis Khaan’s Birthday dates may change according to the local Astrologers’ decision.