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28th February 2011

The following holiday closing schedule is quoted directly from the official website of the United States Embassy in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia:

Date Week Day Holiday Nationality
Dec 31 Friday New Year’s Day American
Jan 17 Monday Martin Luther King’s, Jr. Day American
Feb 3 Thursday Lunar New Year * Mongolian
Feb 4 Friday Lunar New Year * Mongolian
Feb 21 Monday President’s Day American
March 8 Tuesday International Women’s Day Mongolian
May 30 Monday Memorial Day American
June 1 Wednesday Mother and Child Day Mongolian
July 4 Monday Independence Day American
July 11 Monday National Holiday Naadam Mongolian
July 12 Tuesday National Holiday Naadam Mongolian
July 13 Wednesday National Holiday Naadam Mongolian
Sep 5 Monday Labor Day American
Oct 10 Monday Columbus Day American
Nov 11 Friday Veteran’s Day American
Nov 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day American
Nov 25 Friday Constitution Day Mongolian
Dec 26 Monday Christmas Day American
Dec 30 Friday NewsYear’s Day American
& Mongolian

*Lunar New Year date may change according to the local Astrologers’ decision.

Those wishing to go to the official homepage of the United States Embassy in Mongolia please click HERE.

Those seeking services which can only be provided at an American Citizen Services Section of a US Embassy or US Consulate abroad (such as issuance of a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, US Passport, or additional visa pages in a previously issued US Passport) are well advised to attempt to make an appointment with the Post online (if possible) in order to streamline the processing of requests lodged with the Consulate.

Those seeking non-immigrant visas such as the B-2 visa for foreign tourists, the B-1 visa for foreign business travelers, the J-1 visa for exchange visitors, or the F-1 visa for foreign students are likely to see their applications processed at a non-immigrant visa unit abroad. It should be noted that such applications are scrutinized pursuant to the provisions of section 214(b) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act.

Those seeking immigrant visas for foreign loved ones (such as the CR-1 visa or the IR-1 visa) are likely to see their visa application processed at an immigrant visa unit abroad following the approval of an underlying immigration petition at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). For processing purposes, the K-1 visa is treated in much the same way as the immigrant visa categories notwithstanding the fact that it is technically a non-immigrant US fiance visa.

Those seeking an L-1 visa or EB-5 visa for business travel purposes are likely to only see their visa application processed following a successful adjudication of an underlying immigrant visa petition at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).

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10th September 2010

Those who track this blog on a regular basis will no doubt notice that the administration frequently posts the holiday closing schedules of American Embassies and Consulates throughout Asia. This is done in an effort to forestall fruitless trips to American Missions abroad. The following was directly quoted from the official website of the United States Embassy in Mongolia:

Date Week Day Holiday Nationality
Jan 01 Friday New Year’s Day
Jan 18 Monday Martin Luther King’s, Jr. Day
Feb 15 Monday Lunar New Year*/Washington’s Birthday
Feb 16 Tuesday Lunar New Year*
March 8 Monday International Women’s Day
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
June 1 Tuesday Mother and Child Day
July 5 Monday Independence Day
July 12 Monday National Holiday Naadam
July 13 Tuesday National Holiday Naadam
Sep 6 Monday Labor Day
Oct 11 Monday Columbus Day
Nov 11 Thursday Veterans Day
Nov 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov 26 Friday Constitution Day
Dec 24 Friday Christmas Day
Dec 31 Friday New Year’s Day

The Embassy will be closed for the following holidays in 2011

Date Week Day Holiday Nationalityn
Dec 31 Friday New Year’s Day
Jan 17 Monday Martin Luther King’s, Jr. Day
Feb 3 Thursday Lunar New Year *
Feb 4 Friday Lunar New Year *
Feb 21 Monday Washington’s Birthday
March 8 Tuesday International Women’s Day
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
June 1 Wednesday Mother and Child Day
July 4 Monday Independence Day
July 11 Monday National Holiday Naadam
July 12 Tuesday National Holiday Naadam
July 13 Wednesday National Holiday Naadam
Sep 5 Monday Labor Day
Oct 10 Monday Columbus Day
Nov 11 Friday Veteran’s Day
Nov 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov 25 Friday Constitution Day
Dec 26 Monday Christmas Day

*Lunar New Year date may change according to the local Astrologers’ decision.

Many Americans and foreign nationals seek services from American Diplomatic and Consular Posts located throughout the world. Many seek services which can only be obtained from an American official. These services include, but are not limited to: issuance of Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, addition of visa pages, renewal of a US passport, and /or notarial services. Those seeking such services are well advised to check the official website of the post in order to ascertain if an appointment can be made online to visit the US Embassy. Setting an appointment in advance can greatly streamline the processing of requests at an American Citizen Services Section of an American Consulate abroad.

Those seeking a US visa are well advised to check with the appropriate US Consulate in order to obtain information about the procedures for setting a visa interview appointment. Generally, the protocols for setting a non-immigrant visa interview appointment are different from the procedures for setting an immigrant visa interview appointment (generally, for purposes of Consular Processing the K1 visa is treated as an immigrant visa).

For related information please see: US Visa China or US Visa Indonesia.

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