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Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Canada Visa Application Center in Burkina Faso will close for business on the following public holidays in 2018:

Date Day Holidays 2018
1 January Monday New Year's Day
2 April Monday Easter Monday
1 May Tuesday Labour Day (Burkina Faso)
15 June Friday Aid el Fitr (Ramadan) *
22 August Wednesday Aid al Kebir (Tabaski) *
31 October Wednesday 30 and 31 October 2014 popular uprising
1 November Thursday All Saints Day
21 November Wednesday Maouloud
11 December Tuesday Burkina Independance Day
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day

* Subject to change according to the lunar phase