Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Canada Visa Application Centre in Korea will close for business on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Day Holidays 2017
27 January Friday Lunar New Year
30 January Monday Lunar New Year
1 March Wednesday Independence Movement Day
1 May Monday Labor Day
3 May Wednesday Buddha’s Birthday
5 May Friday Children’s Day
9 May Tuesday Temporary Holiday (Election Day)
6 June Tuesday Memorial Day
15 August Tuesday National Liberation Day
4 - 6 October Wednesday - Friday Chuseok
25 December Monday Christmas
26 December Tuesday Boxing day

The VFS Global Canada Visa Application Centre in Korea will close for business on the following public holidays in 2018:

date day holidays 2018
1 January Monday New Year’s Day
15-16 February Thursday-Friday Lunar New Year
1 March Thursday Independence Movement Day
1 May Tuesday Labor Day
7 May Monday Children’s Day
22 May Tuesday Buddha’s Birthday
6 June Wednesday Memorial Day
13 June Wednesday Local Election Day
15 August Wednesday National Liberation Day
24 - 26 September Monday - Wednesday Chuseok
3 October Wednesday National Foundation Day
9 October Tuesday Hangul Proclamation Day
25 December Tuesday Christmas