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Happy Juneteenth!
June 18, 2021

Happy Juneteenth! Today, President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law, which commemorates the anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States with a federal holiday.

The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will therefore be closed today for routine Consular services and will reopen on Monday, June 21st. All appointments scheduled today will need to be rescheduled. Thank you for your patience.

U.S. citizens may request an emergency American Citizen Service appointment via phone or our inquiry form.

Visa applicants with urgent travel needs should follow the instructions here (for Nonimmigrant visas) or contact us here.