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Public Holidays / Closures

The Australia Visa Application Centres in GCC stay closed on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date DAY Holidays 2017
1 January Sunday New Year’s Day
16 April
Easter Sunday
17 April Monday Easter Monday
25 June Sunday Eid al Fitr*
26 June
Eid al Fitr*
27 June Tuesday Eid al Fitr*
31 August Thursday Eid Al Adha*
03 September  Sunday Eid Al Adha*
21 September Thursday Al Hijri – Islamic New Year *
30 November Thursday Martyr’s Day
3 December Sunday National Day
24 December Sunday Christmas Eve
25 December Monday Christmas Day
26 December Tuesday Boxing day

* Subject to sighting of the moon - Please refer to the News and Notices Page for details of VAC Closure for each Country.