Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Canada Visa application centre will close for business on the following public holidays in 2019:

 01 January Tuesday New Year’s Days
08 March Friday International Women’s Day
21 March Thursday Eidi Nawruz (Tajik New Year)
22 March Friday Eidi Nawruz (Tajik New Year)
09 May Thursday Victory Day
05 June Wednesday Eid Al-Fitr (Ramazan)*
27 June Thursday Day of National Reconciliation
12 August Monday Eid Al-Adha (Kurbon) *
09 September Monday Independence Day
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day

* To be confirmed in accordance with the Government's decision. The date is an approximation. Subject to change based on the official decree of the Council of Ulema of the Republic of Tajikistan. In case the date does not coincide with the decision of the Council, the date specified here will be a working day and the UN staff will be given the day off on the day decided by the Council.