Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Finland Visa Application Centre will close for business on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Day Holidays 2017
1 January Sunday New Year's Day
26 January Thursday Republic Day
13 March Monday Holi
14 April Friday Good Friday 
17 April Monday Easter Monday 
23 June Friday Midsummer Eve/Juhannus
15 August Tuesday Independence Day / India
30 September Saturday Dusshera
2 October Monday Gandhi’s Birthday
19 October Thursday Diwali
6 December Wednesday Independence Day/Finland
25 December Monday Christmas Day
26 December Tuesday Boxing day

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

Date Day Holidays 2018
1-January Monday New Year's Day
26-January Friday Republic Day
30-March Friday Good Friday
02-April Monday Easter Monday
15-August Wednesday Independence Day / India
2-October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
07-November Wednesday Diwali
6-December Thursday Independence Day/Finland
24-December Monday Christmas Eve
25-December Tuesday Christmas Day
26-December Wednesday Boxing Day