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Public Holidays / Closures

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

Date Day Holidays 2018
01 January Monday New Year's Day
01 April Sunday Easter
21 August Tuesday Eid Al Adha – Feast of Sacrifice
22* August Wednesday Eid Al Adha – Feast of Sacrifice
23* August Thursday Eid Al Adha- Feast of Sacrifice
13* September Thursday Al Hijri
07 October Sunday Thanksgiving Day
18 November Sunday Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday
02 – 03 December Sunday - Monday UAE National Day
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
26 December Wednesday Boxing Day

All dates marked with asterix (*) are tentative and will only be final once confirmed by the UAE Government.