Holidays and Closures


The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate General in Lagos observe both U.S. and Nigerian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Nigerian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

Embassy/Consulate General Dates of Closure

During the year 2011, the Embassy and the Consulate General will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2011
January 1SaturdayNew Year's DayU.S., Nigeria
January 17MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. DayU.S.
February TBDTBDEid-El-MauludNigeria
February 21MondayPresident's DayU.S.
April 22FridayGood FridayNigeria
April 25MondayEaster MondayNigeria
May 1SundayWorkers DayNigeria
May 29SundayDemocracy DayNigeria
May 30MondayMemorial DayU.S.
July 4MondayIndependence DayU.S.
August TBDTBDEid-El-FitrNigeria
September 5MondayLabor DayU.S.
October 1SaturdayIndependence DayNigeria
October 10MondayColumbus DayU.S.
November 11FridayVeteran's DayU.S.
November 24ThursdayThanksgivingU.S.
November TBDTBDEid-El-KabirNigeria
December 26MondayChristmas DayU.S., Nigeria