Holidays and Closures

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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 2024, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2024

Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Monday New Year's Day  American
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday American
February 19 Monday Washington's Birthday American
March 8 Friday International Women's Day Lao
April 15 Monday Lao New Year Lao
April 16 Tuesday Lao New Year  Lao
April 17 Wednesday Lao New Year  Lao
May 1 Wednesday International Labor Day  Lao
May 27 Monday Memorial Day American
June 19 Wednesday Juneteenth National Independence Day American
July 4 Thursday Independence Day American
July 19 Friday Lao Women Union Day Lao
September 2 Monday Labor Day American
October 14 Monday Columbus Day American
October 18 Friday Boat Racing Festival Lao
November 11 Monday Veterans Day American
November 15 Friday That Luang Festival Lao
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day American
December 2 Monday Lao National Day  Lao
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day  American