In Sri Lanka

Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global UK Visa application Centre will close for business on the following public holidays in 2018:


Date Day Holidays 2018
01 January Monday New Year Day (UK Holiday)
13 February  Tuesday Mahasivaratri  Day
30 March Friday  Good Friday (UK Holiday)
13 April Friday Day prior to Sinhala/Tamil New year
30 April  Monday  Day following Vesak Full Moon day
01 May Tuesday May day
15 June Friday Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan))
27 June  Wednesday Poson full Moon Poya Day
27 July  Friday  Esala full moon Poya Day
22 August Wednesday Id-UI-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
24 September Monday Binara Full Moon day
06 November Tuesday  Deepavali Festival
25 December Tuesday  Christmas day (UK Holiday)
26 Decembe Wednesday Boxing day (UK Holiday)