• Government Closures During Eid Al Adha Holiday
  • September 13, 2017
  • Government offices will be closed due to the upcoming Eid Al Adha holiday. Foreign nationals should check with their consular posts and/or government office to determine exact closure dates, and should consult their immigration professional about the extent of delays due to the closures.

    Below are some of the closures:

    Azerbaijan:

    All government entities will be closed September 1- 4.

    Bangladesh:

    All government entities will be closed September 1- 3.

    Brunei:

    All government entities will be closed September 1-3.

    Indonesia:

    All government entities will be closed on September 1.

    Kuwait:

    All government entities will be closed August 31-September 4.

    Malaysia:

    All government entities will be closed on September 1. August 31 is also a public holiday in observance of Malaysia’s Independence Day.

    Philippines:

    Although no official announcements have been made, it is anticipated that all government entities will be closed on September 1.

    Oman:

    Government entities, including the Ministry of Manpower, will be closed August 31-September 4.

    Saudi Arabia:

    Most government entities are closed August 24-September 10.

    Singapore:

    All government entities will be closed on September 1.

    Turkey:

    All government entities will be closed August 28-September 5.

    Qatar:

    Although no official announcements have been made, it is anticipated that all government entities will be closed September 3 and 7. It is expected that normal work will resume on September 10.

    United Arab Emirates:

    All government entities, including the General Directorates of Residence and Foreigners Affairs and Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, will be closed August 31-September 3. Normal work will resume on September 4.