Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Guatemalan holidays and will be closed on those dates. The US Visa Service Desk is closed Sundays, December 25, and January 1.

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2021, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure – All Dates 2021
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Friday New Year’s Day U.S./Guatemala
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King’s Birthday U.S.
February 15 Monday President’s Day U.S.
April 01  Thursday Holy Thursday Guatemala
April 02 Friday Good Friday Guatemala
May 1 Saturday Labor Day Guatemala
May 31 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 15 Tuesday Army Day  Guatemala
July 5 Monday U.S. Independence Day U.S.
August 15 Sunday Feast of the Assumption Guatemala
September 6 Monday U.S. Labor Day U.S.
September 15 Wednesday Guatemalan Independence Day Guatemala
October 11 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 20 Wednesday Revolution Day Guatemala
November 1 Monday All Saints Day Guatemala
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day U.S.
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve – Half Day Guatemala
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day U.S./Guatemala
December 31 Friday New Year’s Eve – Half Day Guatemala