Holidays and Closures

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Overview

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

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2020, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate 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.
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King’s Birthday U.S.
February 17 Monday Washington's Birthday U.S.
March 9 Monday International Women's Day Lao
April 13 Monday Pii Mai (Lao New Year) Lao
April 14 Tuesday Pii Mai (Lao New Year) Lao
April 15 Wednesday Pii Mai (Lao New Year) Lao
April 16 Thursday Pii Mai (Lao New Year) Lao
May 1 Friday International Labor Day Lao
May 25 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 3 Friday Independence Day U.S.
July 20 Monday Lao Women Union Day Lao
September 7 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 2 Friday Boat Racing Festival Lao
October 12 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 30 Friday That Luang Festival Lao
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day U.S.
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 2 Wednesday Lao National Day Lao
December 25 Friday Christmas Day U.S.