Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Canada Visa Application Center in Burkina Faso will close for business on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Day Holidays 2017
2 January Monday New Year's Day
8 March Wednesday Women International Day
17 April Monday Easter Monday
1 May Monday Labour Day (Burkina Faso)
26 June Monday Aid el Fitr (Ramadan) *
1 September
Aid al Kebir (Tabaski) *
31 October Tuesday 30 and 31 October 2014 popular uprising
1 November Wednesday All Saints Day
11 December Monday Burkina Independance Day
25 December Monday Christmas Day

* Subject to change according to the lunar phase