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Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Australia Visa Application Centres in India and the Australian High Commission, New Delhi (Visa Section) will be closed for the following Public holidays in 2019.

The VFS Contact Centre for India will observe the same Public holidays as the Australian High Commission, New Delhi.

The Australian High Commission

Date Day Holidays 2019  
01 January Tuesday   New Year
28 January  Monday Republic Day/Australia Day (in lieu)
 21 March  Thursday Holi
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
25 April  Thursday ANZAC Day
 05 June  Wednesday  Id-ul-Fitr
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
02 October  Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
 08 October  Tuesday Dussehra
 28  October Monday In lieu of Diwali
25 December  Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December  Thursday Boxing Day
27 December     Friday    Additional DFAT Holiday

Visa Application Centre in New Delhi, Chandigarh and Jalandhar

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
28 January Monday Republic Day/Australia Day (in lieu)
21 March Thursday Holi
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
05 June Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
29 October Tuesday Bhai-Duj
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day
27 December Friday Additional DFAT Holiday

Visa Application Centre in Ahmedabad

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
14 January Monday Makar Sankranti
15 January Tuesday Makar Sankranti
21 March Thursday Holi
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
02 September Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
12 September Thursday Ganesh Visarjan
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
29 October Tuesday Bhai-Duj
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day

Visa Application Centre in Mumbai-North, Mumbai –South and Pune

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
28 January Monday Republic Day/Australia Day (in lieu)
21 March Thursday Holi
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
2 September Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
12 September Thursday Ganesh Visarjan
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
29 October Tuesday Bhai-Duj
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day

Visa Application Centre in Chennai

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
15 January Tuesday Pongal
28 January Monday Republic Day/Australia Day (in lieu)
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
01 May Wednesday Labour Day
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
02 September Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day

27 December

Friday

Additional DFAT Holiday

Visa Application Centre in Bangalore

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
15 January Tuesday Pongal/Makar Sankranti
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
05 June Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
2 September Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
01 November Friday Karnataka Rajyotsava
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day
27 December Friday Additional DFAT Holiday

Visa Application Centre in Cochin

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
28 January Monday Republic Day/Australia Day (in lieu)
15 April Monday Vishu
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
01 May Wednesday Labour Day
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
11 September Wednesday Onam
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day
27 December Friday Additional DFAT Holiday

Visa Application Centre in Hyderabad

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
15 January Tuesday Makar Sankranti
21 March Thursday Holi
19 April Friday Good Friday
01 May Wednesday Labour Day
05 June Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr
12 August Monday Bakrid
15 August Thursday Independence Day/Rakshabandhan
02 September Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
08 October Tuesday Dussehra
28 October Monday In lieu of Diwali
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day

26 December

Thursday

Boxing Day

Visa Application Centre in Kolkata

Date Day Holidays 2019
01 January Tuesday New Year
28 January Monday Republic Day/Australia Day (in lieu)

22 March

Friday

Dhuleti

19 April

Friday

Good Friday

22 April

Monday

Easter Monday

15 August

Thursday

Independence Day/Rakshabandhan

02 October

Wednesday

Gandhi Jayanti

07 October

Monday

Durga Puja Nabami

08 October

Tuesday

Dussehra

14 October

Monday

Lakshmi Puja

28 October

Monday

In lieu of Diwali

25 December

Wednesday

Christmas Day

26 December

Thursday

Boxing Day

27 December

Friday

Additional DFAT Holiday