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Holiday list for the year 2017

The Embassy of France in New Delhi and the Consulate General of France in Mumbai, Puducherry, Kolkata and Bangalore will remain closed on the following holidays and on all Saturdays and Sundays.

Date Day Holidays 2017 Consulate General of France in Mumbai Embassy of France in New Delhi Consulate General of France in Puducherry Consulate General of France in Kolkata Consulate General of France in Bangalore
26 January Thursday   Republic Day X X X X X
13 March Monday Holi X X   X X
28 March Tuesday Ugadi         X
14 April Friday Good Friday/Bangali New Year X X X X X
1 May Monday Labour day/Maharashtra day X X X   X
8 May Monday Armistice Seconde guerre mondiale   X X    
 5 June Monday Lundi de Pentecote X X X    
14 July Friday National Day X X X X X
15 August Tuesday Independence day/Assumption X X X X X
16 August Wednesday Ratification du Traite de cession     X    
25 August Friday Ganesh Chaturthi X        
28 September Thursday Ashtami       X  
29 September Friday Navami       X  
2 October Monday Gandhi Jayanthi X X X X X
18 October Wednesday Diwali     X    
19 October Thursday Diwali X X     X
20 October Friday Diwali _ _     X
1 November Wednesday Toussaint       X X
25 December Monday Christmas X X X X

Holiday List- Nepal 2017

The VFS Global France Visa Application Center in Nepal will close for business on the following public holidays in 2017:

Date Day Holiday 2017
24 February Friday  Maha ShivaRatri
27 March Monday Ghode Jatra
14 April Friday Nepali New Year – 2074
01 May Monday Labour Day
10 May Wednesday Buddha Jayanti
19 September Tuesday Constitution Day
28 September Thursday Dashain – Maha Astami
29 September Friday Dashain – Maha Nawami
19 October Thursday Tihar –  Lakshmi Puja
20 October Friday Tihar –  Gobardhan Puja
25 December Monday Christmas Day(Juledag)