Public Holidays / Closures

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

DATE DAY HOLIDAYs 2017
01 January Sunday New Year’s Day
16 February Thursday Flag Day
16 April Sunday Easter Sunday
25 June Sunday Eid El Fitr
26 June Monday Eid El Fitr
03 September Sunday Eid El Adha
04 September Monday Eid El Adha
08 October Sunday Thanksgiving
09 November Thursday Remembrance day
25 December Monday Christmas Day
26 December Tuesday Boxing Day

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

DATE DAY HOLIDAYs 2018
01 January Monday New Year’s Day
25 February Sunday Flag Day
01 April Sunday Easter Sunday
14 June Thursday Eid El Fitr
17 June Sunday Eid El Fitr
22 August Wednesday Eid El Adha
23 August Thursday Eid El Adha
23 September Sunday Saudi National Day
11 November Sunday Remembrance day
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
26 December Wednesday Boxing Day

Note: * The Embassy will be closed for two days on the occasion of Eid El Fitr and Eid Al Adha, and the dates will be determined based upon the Islamic calendar