United States Embassy and Consulates in United Arab Emirates
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following UAE 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|
|New Year's Eve||Friday, December 31||3 weeks, 3 days|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 weeks, 4 days|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Thursday, January 20||1 month, 2 weeks|
|President's Day||Thursday, February 17||2 months, 1 week|
|Israa & Miaraj Night||Tuesday, March 22||3 months, 2 weeks|
|Mother's Day||Tuesday, May 10||5 months|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Monday, May 23||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Eid Al Fitr||Tuesday, May 24||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Wednesday, May 25||5 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in United Arab Emirates?
United States currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in United Arab Emirates including Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
2 - Do UAE citizens need a visa for United States?
UAE 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 United Arab Emirates for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in United Arab Emirates?
The U.S. representative offices in United Arab Emirates will be closed in observance of the following UAE and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:
- Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 3 days)
Time in United States vs United Arab Emirates
Washington D.C., United States time is 11:00 hours behind Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates