Public Holidays / Closures


The VFS Global Canada Visa application centre will close for business on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Day holidays-2017
2 January - 3 January Monday - Tuesday (two days) New Year’s Days
8 March  Wednesday International Women’s Day
21 March Tuesday Eidi Nawruz (Tajik New Year)
22 March Wednesday Eidi Nawruz (Tajik New Year)
9 May  Tuesday Victory Day
27 June  Tuesday Day of National Reconciliation
26 June Monday Eid Al-Fitr (Ramazan)*
1 September  Friday Eid Al-Adha (Kurbon) *
 11 September Monday Independence 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.