Consular Section Closures – U.S. Embassy Vientiane

Consular Section Closures


The consular section is open for business Monday-Thursday 8-11AM and 2-3:30PM, Friday 8-11am, except most American and Lao Holidays.  All routine consular services are provided by appointment only.  Federal Benefits Services are on a walk-in basis. We regret we do not have the resources to answer phone inquiries.  Lost and Stolen passport replacement, and requests for temporary emergency passports are seen on a walk-in bases during regular business hours.

EMERGENCIES: For emergencies such as the death, arrest, being a victim of a crime, serious medical emergency, or hospitalization of a U.S. citizen call +85621487000,

Date Holiday
Monday, January 02, 2023 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 16, 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
Monday, February 20, 2023 Presidents’ Day
Wednesday, March 08, 2023 International Women’s Day
Friday, April 14, 2023 Lao New Year
Monday, April 17, 2023 Lao New Year
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 Lao New Year
Monday, May 01, 2023 International Labor Day
Monday, May 29, 2023 Memorial Day
Monday, June 19, 2023 Juneteenth
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Independence Day
Thursday, July 20, 2023 Lao Women Union Day
Monday, September 4, 2023 Labor Day
Monday, October 09, 2023 Columbus Day
Monday, October 30, 2023 Boat Racing Festival
Friday, November 10, 2023 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23, 2023 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, November 27, 2023 Tha Luang Festival
Friday, December 01, 2023 Lao National Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day