Holidays and Closures


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

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2020, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2020
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Wednesday New Year’s Day U.S./Ghana
January 7 Tuesday Constitution Day Ghana
January 20 Monday M. L. King's Birthday U.S.
February 17 Monday Presidents' Day U.S.
March 6 Friday Independence Day Ghana
April 10 Friday Good Friday Ghana
April 13 Monday Easter Monday Ghana
May 1 Friday May Day Ghana
May 25 Monday Memorial Day US
May 25 Monday Eid-Il-Fitr** Ghana
July 3 Friday Independence Day U.S.
July 31 Friday Eid-Il-Adha** Ghana
August 4 Tuesday Founders' Day Ghana
September 7 Monday Labor Day U.S.
September 21 Monday Kwame Nkrumah Memoerial Day Ghana
October 12 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day U.S.
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 4 Friday Farmers Day Ghana
December 25 Friday Christmas Day U.S./Ghana
December 28 Monday Boxing Day Ghana

 ** Date Subject To Change