Public Holidays / Closures

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

DATE DAY HOLIDAYS-2018
 1 January Monday New Year’s Days
8 March  Thursday International Women’s Day
21 March Wednesday Eidi Nawruz (Tajik New Year)
22 March Thursday Eidi Nawruz (Tajik New Year)
9 May  Wednesday Victory Day
15 June  Friday Eid Al-Fitr (Ramazan)*
27 June  Wednesday Day of National Reconciliation
21 August Tuesday Eid Al-Adha (Kurbon) *
10 September Monday In lieu of September 9, Sunday, 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.