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Embasy Holiday Schedule

The U.S. Embassy will observe the following official U.S. and Malaysian holidays.


Official DateDate ObservedDayHolidayCountry
January 1 Jan 1 Thursday New Year's Day U.S.
3rd Monday in January Jan 19 Monday Martin Luther King's B'day U.S.
February 1 Feb 2 Monday Federal Territory Birthday Malaysia
February 3 Feb 3 Tuesday Thaipusam Malaysia
3rd Monday in February Feb 16 Monday Washington's B'day U.S.
February 19 & 20 Feb 19 & 20 Thursday & Friday Chinese New Year Malaysia
May 1 May 1 Friday Workers Day Malaysia
May 3 May 4 Monday Wesak Day Malaysia
Last Monday of May May 25 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 6 June 6 Saturday King's Birthday Malaysia
July 4 July 3 Friday Independence Day U.S.
July 17 & 18* July 17 & 18* Friday & Saturday Hari Raya Puasa Malaysia
August 31 Aug 31 Monday National Day Malaysia
1st Monday in September  Sept 7 Monday Labor Day U.S.
September 16 Sept 16 Wednesday Malaysia Day Malaysia
September 24* Sept 24* Thursday Hari Raya Qurban Malaysia
2nd Monday in October Oct 12 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 10* Nov 10* Tuesday Deepavali Malaysia
November 11 Nov 11 Wednesday Veterans Day U.S.
4th Thursday in November Nov 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Dec 25 Friday Christmas Day U.S.

* Subject to change

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