In observance of the Easter and Holy Week holidays, government offices across Latin America will be closed for various periods of time. Foreign nationals and employers should anticipate delays in services once the offices reopen.

Some of the countries that will close their government offices in observance of these holidays include: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. It is important to note that other countries in this region as well as countries throughout the world may also close their government offices in light of these holidays.

Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.