Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Nicaraguan 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 2018, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2020
Date Day Holiday Country or Embassy
January 01 Wednesday New Year's Day U.S. & Nicaragua
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday U.S.
February 17 Monday Washington’s Birthday U.S.
April 09 Thursday Holy Thursday Nicaragua
April 10 Friday Good Friday  Nicaragua
May 01 Friday Nicaraguan Labor Day Nicaragua
May 25 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 03 Friday US Independence Day U.S.
July 20 Monday Revolution Anniversary  Nicaragua
August 01 Saturday Festival of Santo Domingo  Nicaragua
August 10 Monday Festival of  Santo Domingo  Nicaragua
September 07 Monday  Labor Day U.S.
September 14 Monday Battle of San Jacinto  Nicaragua
September 15 Tuesday Nicaragua Independence Day Nicaragua
October 12 Monday  Columbus  Day U.S.
November 11 Monday Veteran’s Day U.S.
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 08 Tuesday  Immaculate Conception Nicaragua
December 25 Friday Christmas Day U.S. & Nicaragua