01 Jan

New Year’s Day

24 Apr

Start of Ramadan*

01 May

Labour Day

24 May

Eid ul-Fithr*

26 Jul

Independence Day

30 Jul

Hajj Day*

31 Jul

Eid ul-Ad’haa*

20 Aug

Islamic New Year*

18 Oct

Qaumee Dhuvas

29 Sep

Mawlid al-Nabi

03 Nov

Victory Day

11 Nov

Republic Day

16 Nov

The Day Maldives Embraced Islam

The public holiday dates listed above refer to non-working public holidays, whose dates may, in some countries, and some years, differ from the historical / commemorative dates.
In most cases, when a holiday falls on a weekend, the following weekday will be a holiday observance.
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is correct at time of printing. However, some dates are subject to change and advice should be sought from the embassy concerned.