Public Holidays/Closures

The VFS Global UAE Visa application centres will close for business on the following public holidays in 2018:


Select from the below to know more about the list of holidays

DATE DAY HOLIDAYS 2018
01 January Monday New Year Eve
26 January Friday Republic Day
13 February Tuesday Maha Shivratri
30 March Friday Good Friday
01 May Tuesday May Day
15 June Friday Id Ul Fitr**
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Idul- Ad ha(Bakrid)**
24 August Friday First Onam
27 August Monday Sreenarayana Guru Jayanti
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
18 October Thursday Mahanavami
19 October Friday Vijayadashami
06 November Tuesday Deepavali
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday New Year’s Day
15 January Monday Maker Sankranti
26 January Friday Republic Day
13 February Tuesday MAHASHIVRATRI
02 March Friday Holi
30 March Friday Good Friday
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
03 September Monday Janamashtami
13 September Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
19 October Friday Dussehra
07 November Wednesday Diwali/ Tihar
08 November Thursday Govardhan Puja/Tihar
09 November Friday Bhai-Duj
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
01 January Monday New Year
15 January Monday Sankranthi
26 January Friday Republic Day
30 March Friday Good Friday
01 May Tuesday May Day
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Bakrid
13 September Thursday Vinayaka Chathurthi
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanthi
18 October Thursday Ayudhapooja
19 October Friday Vijayadashimi
01 November Thursday Kannada Rajyotsava
06 November Tuesday Naraka Chturdashi
08 November Thursday Deepavali
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday New Year Eve
26 January Friday Republic Day
30 March Friday Good Friday
14 April Saturday Vishu
01 May Tuesday May Day
15 June Friday Id Ul Fitr
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Bakri Id
24 August Friday First Onam
25 August Saturday Thiruvonam
27 August Monday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi
13 September Thursday Ganesh Chathurthi
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanthi
18 October Thursday Vijayadeshami
06 November Tuesday Deepavali
25 December Tuesday Christmas
26 December Wednesday Boxing Day
31 December Monday New Year Eve
01 January Monday New Year's Day
26 January Friday Republic Day
02 March Friday Holi
30 March Friday Good Friday
15 June Friday Jamat-Ul-Vida
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid)
03 September Monday Janmashtami
02 October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
19 October Friday Dussehra
07 November Wednesday Diwali
09 November Friday Bhai Duj
21 November Wednesday Id-e-Milad(Prophet's Bday)
23 November Friday Guru Nanak's Birthday
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday New Year Day
15 January Monday Sankranti
26 January Friday Republic Day
30 March Friday Good Friday
1 May Tuesday May Day
02 June Saturday Telangana formation Day
15 June Friday Eid Ul Fitr
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Eid ul Azha (Bakri Eid)
13 September Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
19 October Friday Vijaya Dasami Dussera
07 November Wednesday Deepavali
21 November Wednesday Eid Miladun Nabi
25 December Tuesday Christmas
26 January Friday Republic Day
02 March Friday Holi
15 June Friday Id ul Fitar
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
19 October Friday Vijayadashmi/Dasara
07 November Wednesday Deepavali(Laxmi Pujan)
08 November Thursday Deepavali(Balipratipada)
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday English New Year Day
26 January Friday Republic Day of India
01 March Thursday Doljatra in West Bengal *
30 March Friday Good Friday
01 May Tuesday May Day / Labour Day
15 June Friday Id-ul-Fitr / Ramzan Id *
15 August Wednesday Independence Day of India
22 August Wednesday Id-ud-Zoha (Bakrid)*
21 September Friday Muharram *
02 October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
17 October Wednesday Durgapuja - Astami
18 October Thursday Durgapuja - Nabami
19 October Friday Durgapuja - Dashami / Dusshera
07 November Wednesday Diwali
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
26 January Friday Republic Day
02 March Friday Holi
15 June Friday Id ul Fitar
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
19 October Friday Vijayadashmi/Dasara
07 November Wednesday Deepavali(Laxmi Pujan)
08 November Thursday Deepavali(Balipratipada)
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday New Year
15 January Monday Thiruvalluvar Day
26 January Friday Republic Day
30 March Friday Good Friday
01 May Tuesday May Day
15 June Friday Ramzan ID **
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Bakri Id**
13 September Thursday Vinayakar Chaturthi
21 September Friday Muharram**
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
18 October Thursday Ayutha Pooja
19 October Friday Vijaya Dasami
06 November Tuesday Deepavali
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday New Year Day
26 January Friday Republic Day
02 March Friday Holi
30 March Friday Good Friday
01 May Tuesday Maharashtra Day
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Wednesday Bakri Eid
13 September Thurday Ganesh Chaturdashi
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
18 October Thursday Dusherra
07 November Wednesday Laxmi pujan
08 November Thursday Diwali
09 November Friday Bhai Duj
21 November Wednesday Id-E-milad
25 December Tuesday Christmas
01 January Monday New Year’s Day
26 January Friday Republic Day
02 March Friday Holi
30 March Friday Good Friday
01 May Tuesday May Day
15 August Wednesday Independence Day
22 August Thursday Eid ul Adha
13 September Thursday Ganesh Chathurti
24 September Monday Ganesh Immersion
02 October Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
19 October Friday Dussehra
07 November Wednesday Diwali
08 November Thursday Diwali Padwa
09 November Friday Bhai Duj
25 December Tuesday Christmas