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United States Embassy and Consulates in Sri Lanka

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

United States Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka

United States Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka
210 Galle Road Colombo 03 Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 11 249 8500 Working hours: Close now (Open in 4 hours 12 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following Sri Lankan and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday Date Counting down
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24 2 weeks, 3 days
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 2 weeks, 4 days
Unduvap Full Moon Poya Wednesday, December 29 3 weeks, 1 day
New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 3 weeks, 3 days
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 weeks, 4 days
Duruthu Full Moon Poya Monday, January 10 1 month
Tamil Thai Pongal Day Saturday, January 15 1 month, 1 week
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Thursday, January 20 1 month, 2 weeks
National Day Friday, February 04 1 month, 4 weeks
Navam Full Moon Poya Tuesday, February 08 2 months
President's Day Thursday, February 17 2 months, 1 week

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in Sri Lanka?

United States currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Sri Lanka including and Colombo.

2 - Do Sri Lankan citizens need a visa for United States?

Sri Lankan citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into United States. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of United States in Sri Lanka for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in Sri Lanka?

The U.S. representative offices in Sri Lanka will be closed in observance of the following Sri Lankan and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 3 days)

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Time in United States vs Sri Lanka

Washington D.C., United States time is 13:30 hours behind Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka 04:48AMMonday, December 06, 2021
Washington D.C., United States 16:18PMSunday, December 05, 2021

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