• Holy Week Closures to Cause Delays
  • April 6, 2016
  • Law Firm: Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP - New York Office
  • Public offices in the Latin American region will be closed parts of next week due to the observance of Easter and Holy Week. The following are notable closures:
    • Argentinian public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Brazilian public offices will be closed March 25.
    • Chilean public offices will be open March 24 from 8:30am ¿ 10am, and closed March 25.
    • Colombian public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Costa Rican public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Dominican Republic public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Ecuadorian public offices will be closed March 25.
    • El Salvadorian public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Guatemalan public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Honduran public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Mexican public offices will be closed March 21 and March 24-25.
    • Nicaraguan public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Panamanian public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Peruvian public offices will be closed March 24-25.
    • Trinidad and Tobago public offices will be closed March 25 and 28.
    • Venezuelan public offices will be closed March 21-25.
    What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals

    Employers and foreign nationals should take the closures into consideration, since applications may be delayed during the next two weeks.