Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy and other U.S. agencies in Abidjan observe both U.S. and Ivorian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Ivorian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy Dates of Closure

In 2023, the U.S. Embassy will be closed on the below dates.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2023
January 2 Monday New Year’s Day U.S.
January 16 Monday MLK Birthday U.S.
February 20 Monday Presidents Day U.S.
April 10 Monday Easter Monday Côte d’Ivoire
April 18 TBA Thursday Night of Destiny (Laylat Al Qadr) Côte d’Ivoire
April 21 TBA Friday End of Ramadan (Eid Al Fitr) Côte d’Ivoire
May 1 Monday Labor Day, C.I Côte d’Ivoire
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day Côte d’Ivoire
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 19 Monday Juneteenth U.S.
June 28 Wednesday Tabaski (Eid Al Adha) Côte d’Ivoire
July 4 Tuesday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 7 Monday National Day, C.I. Côte d’Ivoire
August 15 Tuesday Assumption Day Côte d’Ivoire
September 4 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 9 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 1 Wednesday All Saints Day Côte d’Ivoire
November 10 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 15 Wednesday National Peace Day Côte d’Ivoire
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Monday Christmas Day U.S.