In Bahrain

Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global UK Visa Application Centre in Bahrain will stay closed on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Day Holidays 2017
1 January Sunday New Year Day
16 April Sunday Easter Sunday
17 April Monday Easter Monday
1 May Monday Labour Day
26 June Monday Provisional date of Eid Al Fitr*
27 June Tuesday Provisional date of Eid Al Fitr*
3 September Sunday Provisional date of Eid Al Adha*
4 September Monday Provisional date of Eid Al Adha*
1 October Sunday Ashoora
2 October Monday Ashoora
3 December Sunday Prophet’s birthday
17 December Sunday National Day (In lieu of 16 December)
25 December Monday Christmas
26 December Tuesday Boxing Day


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