Public Holidays / Closures

The VFS Global Russia Visa application centres in London and Edinburgh will close for business on the following public holidays in 2018:

Please note that these dates are not final and are subject to change.

Date Day Holidays 2018
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
31 December Monday New Year’s Eve

The VFS Global Russia Visa application centres in London and Edinburgh will close for business on the following public holidays in 2019:
Please note that these dates are not final and are subject to change.

DATE DAY HOLIDAYS 2019
01 -08 January Tuesday – Tuesday New Year’s Holiday and Orthodox Christmas
08 March Friday International Woman’s Day
01 -03 May Wednesday – Friday Spring and Labour Day
09 -10 May Thursday – Friday Victory Day
12 June Wednesday Russia Day
04 November Monday Day of the National Unity

The VFS Global Russia Visa application centre in Manchester will close for business on the following public holidays in 2018:

Date Day Holidays 2018
24 December Monday Christmas Eve
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
26 December Wednesday Boxing day
31 December Monday New Year’s Eve

 

The VFS Global Russia Visa application centre in Manchester will close for business on the following public holidays in 2019:

Please note that these dates are not final and are subject to change.

DATE DAY HOLIDAYS 2019
01 -08 January Tuesday – Tuesday New Year’s Holiday and Orthodox Christmas
08 March Friday International Woman’s Day
19 April Friday Good Friday
22 April Monday Easter Monday
01 – 03 May Wednesday - Friday Spring and Labour Day
06 May Monday Early May Bank Holiday
09 – 10 May Thursday – Friday Victory Day
27 May Monday Spring Bank Holiday
12 June Wednesday Russia Day
26 August Monday Summer Bank Holiday
04 November Monday Day of the National Unity
25 December Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December Thursday Boxing Day