In Bahrain

Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global UK Visa Application Centre in Bahrain will stay closed on the following public holidays in  2018:

DATE DAY HOLIDAYS 2018
1 January Monday New Year Day
1 April Sunday Easter Sunday
2 April Monday Easter Monday
1 May Tuesday Labour Day
17 June Sunday Provisional date of Eid Al Fitr*
18 June Monday Provisional date of Eid Al Fitr*
22August Wednesday Provisional date of Eid Al Adha*
23 August Thursday Provisional date of Eid Al Adha*
19 September Wednesday Ashoora
20 September Thursday Ashoora
20 November  Tuesday Prophet’s birthday
16 December Sunday National Day
25 December  Tuesday Christmas
26 December  Wednesday Boxing Day


* Expected dates of both holiday, although actual dates may change depending upon sighting of the moon.