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
02 January Monday New Year's Celebration (observed in lieu of 01 January)
13 January Friday Summit France Afrique
27 March Monday Martyrs’ Day (observed in lieu of 26 March)
17 April Monday Easter Monday
01 May Monday Labour Day
26 June Monday Eid-al-Fitr*
01 September Friday Eid el Kebir (Tabaski, in lieu of 02 September)*
22 September Friday National Holiday
01 December Friday Mawlid*
08 December Friday Mawlid (observed in lieu of 09 December)
25 December Monday Christmas Day


*Subject to change according to the lunar phase