PUBLIC HOLIDAYS / CLOSURES

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

The VFS Contact Centre for India will also observe the same Public holidays as the Canadian High Commission, New Delhi.

DATE DAY HOLIDAYS
2017
Mission Closure VFS Closure Mission Closure VFS Closure Mission Closure VFS Closure
DEL DEL KOL NEPAL CHD CHD JAL BLR MUM AMD PUNE CHN HYD BGLR
02 January Monday New Year
(in lieu)
X X X X X X X X X X X X   X
13 January Friday Sankranti                          X  
26 January Thursday Republic
Day
X X X   X X X X X X X X X X
24 February Friday Maha
Shiva Ratri
      X   X X              
13 March Monday Holi X X X   X X X X            
28 March Tuesday Ugadi                         X  
14 April Friday Good Friday X     X X             X    
01 May Monday Labour Day                            
22 May Monday Victoria Day X       X     X            
26 June Monday Idu'l Fitr                         X  
03 July Monday Canada Day
(in lieu)
X     X X     X X X X X X X
07 August Monday Raksha
Bandhan
  X       X X X   X        
15 August Tuesday Independence
Day
X X X   X X X X X X X X X X
25 August Friday Ganesh
Chaturthi
                X X X X X X
05 September Tuesday Anant Chaturdashi                  X   X      
27 September Wednesday Dashain - Phulpati/Durga Puja     X X                    
28 September Thursday Dashain – Maha Astami/Durga Puja     X X                    
29 September Friday Dussehra
(Maha Navami) 
  X X X       X       X X X
02 October Monday   Gandhi Jayanti X X X   X X X   X X X X X X
19 October Thursday Diwali  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
20 October Friday Vishavkarma Day/Padwa   X   X   X X   X X X      
01 November Wednesday Kannada
Rajyotsava 
                          X
25 December Monday Christmas
Day
X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
26 December Tuesday Boxing Day  X X X X X X X X X X X X   X