Public holidays

If the federal offices in Washington, D.C. area are closed, the Embassy is closed to the public as well. Please refer to the following website for more information: www.opm.gov

The Embassy of Switzerland will be closed on the following official holiday in 2024:
January 2
Tuesday Berchtoldstag /New Year's Day, observed
February 19 Monday Presidents Day
March 29 Friday  Good Friday 
April 1 Monday  Easter Monday
May 9 Thursday Ascension Day
May 20 Monday  Pentecost
May 27 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Thursday Independance Day
August 1 Thursday  Swiss National Day
September 2 Monday  Labor Day
November 28 Thursday  Thanksgiving Day
November 29 Friday  Thanksgiving Friday
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26 Thursday Day after Christmas
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day 2025
January 2 Thursday Berchtold's Day
The Consulate General of Switzerland in New York will be closed on the following official holidays in 2024:
January 1 Monday New Year's Day
January 2 Tuesday Berchtold Day
March 29 Friday Good Friday
April 1 Monday  Easter Monday
May 20 Monday Monday after Pentecost
May 27 Monday  Memorial Day
June 19 Wednesday  Juneteenth
July 4 Thursday Independence Day
August 1 Thursday Swiss National Day
September 2 Monday Labor Day
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 29 Friday Thanksgiving Friday
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve - afternoon
December 25 Wednesday Christmas
December 26 Thursday St Stephen's Day
December 31 Tuesday New Years Eve - afternoon

This list subject to change.

The Consulate General of Switzerland, San Francisco will be closed on the following official holidays 2024
January 1 Monday New Year's Day
January 2 Tuesday Berchtold's Day
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King
February 19 Monday Presidents' Day
March 29 Friday Good Friday
April 1 Monday Easter Monday
May 27 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Thursday Independence Day
August 1 Thursday Swiss National Day
September 2 Monday Labor Day
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 29 Friday Day after Thanksgiving
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26 Thursday St. Stephen's Day
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve

This list is subject to change.

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta will be closed on the following official holidays in 2024
January 1 Monday  New Year's Day

January 2

Tuesday

Day after New Year

January 15

Monday

Martin Luther King Day

March 29

Friday

Good Friday

April 1

Monday

Easter Monday

May 27

Monday

Memorial Day

June 19

Wednesday

Juneteenth  

July 4

Tuesday

Independence Day

August 1

Thursday

Swiss National Day

September 2

Monday

Labor Day  

November 28

Thursday

Thanksgiving Day

November 29

Friday

Thanksgiving Friday

December 24

Tuesday

Christmas Eve

December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day

December 26

Thursday

Day after Christmas

December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve

This list is subject to change.

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago will be closed on the following official holidays in 2024
January 1 Monday  New Year's Day

January 2

Tuesday

Day after New Year

March 29

Friday

Good Friday

April 1

Monday

Easter Monday

May 20 Monday Monday after Pentecost  

May 27

Monday

Memorial Day

June 19

Wednesday

Juneteenth  

July 4

Tuesday

Independence Day

September 2

Monday

Labor Day  

November 28

Thursday

Thanksgiving Day

November 29

Friday

Thanksgiving Friday

December 24

Tuesday

Christmas Eve

December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day

December 26

Thursday

Day after Christmas

December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve