United States Embassy and Consulates in Greece
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following Greek and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:
|Christmas Eve||Friday, December 24||2 weeks, 3 days|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 weeks, 4 days|
|Synaxis of the Mother of God||Sunday, December 26||2 weeks, 5 days|
|New Year's Eve||Friday, December 31||3 weeks, 3 days|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 weeks, 4 days|
|Epiphany||Thursday, January 06||1 month|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Thursday, January 20||1 month, 2 weeks|
|President's Day||Thursday, February 17||2 months, 1 week|
|Clean Monday||Wednesday, March 02||2 months, 3 weeks|
|Greek Independence Day||Friday, March 25||3 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in Greece?
United States currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in Greece including Athens and Thessaloniki.
2 - Do Greek citizens need a visa for United States?
Citizens of Greece (holders of regular passports) can travel to United States for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a U.S. visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in Greece?
The U.S. representative offices in Greece will be closed in observance of the following Greek and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:
- Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 3 days)
Time in United States vs Greece
Washington D.C., United States time is 9:00 hours behind Athens, Greece