Reference Guide of Official Holidays for the Russian Consulate

Please refer to the following guide for important information to be considered when applying for a Russian Visa. The Consulate is closed for visitors on Russian and US National Holidays

Holiday Day DateCountry
New Year's DayJanuary 1US, Russia
Orthodox ChristmasJanuary 7Russia
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day*3rd Monday of January US
President's Day*3rd Monday of FebruaryUS
Defender's DayFebruary 23Russia
International Women's DayMarch 8Russia
Labor DayMay 1-2Russia
Victory DayMay 9Russia
Memorial Day*Last Monday of MayUS
Independence DayJune 12Russia
Independence DayJuly 4US
Labor Day*1st Monday of September US
Columbus Day*2nd Monday of OctoberUS
Day of National Unity November 4Russia
Veterans Day*2nd Monday of NovemberUS
Thanksgiving DayLast Thursday of NovemberUS
Constitution DayDecember 12Russia
ChristmasDecember 25US

Please, check in advance of the holidays marked with an asterisk*as the consulate general might be open on these days during regular business hours.