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May International Holiday Notification

The following countries will observe holidays in May and delays should be expected:

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Nations across the globe will celebrate the Labor Day / May Day

Kazakhstan: Unity Day

Marshall Islands: Constitution Day

Moldova: International Day of Solidarity of Workers

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Bhutan: Birth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Labor Day (Day 2)

China: Labour Day Holiday

Montenegro: Labour Day/May Day Holiday

Serbia: Labor Day Holiday

Slovenia: Labour Day holiday

Spain: Day of Madrid

Friday, May 3, 2024

Bulgaria: Good Friday

China: Labour Day Holiday

Cyprus: Good Friday (Orthodox)

Ecuador: Labor Day / May Day

Eritrea: Coptic Good Friday

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Good Friday

Georgia: Orthodox Good Friday

Greece: Orthodox Good Friday

Japan: Constitution Memorial Day

Lebanon: Orthodox Good Friday

Montenegro: Orthodox Good Friday

North Macedonia: Good Friday (Orthodox)

Poland: Constitution Day

Romania: Orthodox Good Friday

Serbia: Good Friday

Monday, May 6, 2024

Albania: Day off for Easter Sunday (Orthodox)

Antigua and Barbuda: Labour Day

Australia: Labour Day

Australia: May Day

Bulgaria: Easter Monday

Bulgaria: St. George’s Day

Cayman Islands: Emancipation Day

Croatia: Orthodox Easter Monday

Cyprus: Easter Monday (Orthodox)

Dominica: Labor Day / May Day

Egypt: Spring Festival

Georgia: Orthodox Easter Monday

Greece: Orthodox Easter Monday

Guernsey: May Day

Guyana: Arrival Day

Ireland: May Day

Isle of Man: Early May Bank Holiday

Japan: Children’s Day

Jersey: Early May Bank Holiday

Kosovo: Orthodox Easter Monday

Kyrgyzstan: Constitution Day of the Kyrgyz Republic

Latvia: Independence Restoration Day

Lebanon: Orthodox Easter Monday

Moldova: Orthodox Easter Monday

Montenegro: Orthodox Easter Monday

Montserrat: Labour Day

North Macedonia: Easter Monday (Orthodox)

Palau: Senior Citizens Day

Romania: Orthodox Easter Monday

Saint Kitts and Nevis: Labor Day / May Day

Serbia: Easter Monday

South Korea: Children’s Day

Syria: Martyrs’ Day

Thailand: Coronation Day

Thailand: Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day

United Kingdom: Early May Bank Holiday

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Cyprus: Orthodox Easter Tuesday (banks only)

Kazakhstan: Defender of the Fatherland Day

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Belgium: Iris Day

Czechia: Victory in Europe Day

France: WWII Victory Day

French Guiana: Victory Day

French Polynesia: Victory Day

Guadeloupe: WWII Victory Day

India: Birthday of Rabindranath

Martinique: Victory Day

New Caledonia: Victory Day

Reunion: WWII Victory Day

Saint Martin: 1945 Victory Day

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Victory Day

Slovakia: Day of Victory Over Fascism

St. Barts: Victory Day

Wallis and Futuna: Victory Day

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Armenia: Victory and Peace Day

Aruba: Ascension Day

Austria: Ascension Day

Azerbaijan: Victory Day over Fascism

Belarus: Victory Day

Belgium: Ascension Day

Benin: Ascension Day

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Victory Day

Botswana: Ascension Day

Burkina Faso: Ascension Day

Burundi: Ascension Day

Cameroon: Ascension Day

Central African Republic: Ascension Day

Congo: Ascension Day

Cote d’Ivoire: Ascension Day

Curaçao: Ascension Day

Denmark: Ascension Day

Eswatini: Ascension Day

Faroe Islands: Ascension Day

Finland: Ascension Day

France: Ascension Day

French Guiana: Ascension Day

French Polynesia: Ascension Day

Gabon: Ascension Day

Georgia: Victory Day

Germany: Ascension Day

Greenland: Ascension Day

Guadeloupe: Ascension Day

Guernsey: Liberation Day (except Alderney and Sark)

Iceland: Ascension Day

Indonesia: Ascension Day of Jesus Christ

Jersey: Liberation Day

Kazakhstan: Victory Day

Kosovo: Europe Day

Kyrgyzstan: Victory Day

Lesotho: Ascension Day

Liechtenstein: Ascension Day

Luxembourg: Ascension Day

Luxembourg: Europe Day

Madagascar: Ascension Day

Martinique: Ascension Day

Moldova: Victory Day

Monaco: Ascension Day

Namibia: Ascension Day

Netherlands: Ascension Day

New Caledonia: Ascension Day

Norway: Ascension Day

Portugal: Ascension Day

Reunion: Ascension Day

Russia: Victory Day

Saint Martin: Ascension Day

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Ascension Day

Senegal: Ascension Day

Sint Maarten: Ascension Day

St. Barts: Ascension Day

Sweden: Ascension Day

Switzerland: Ascension Day

Tajikistan: Victory Day

Togo: Ascension Day

Uzbekistan: Remembrance Day

Vanuatu: Ascension Day

Vatican City (Holy See): Ascension Day

Venezuela: Ascension Day

Wallis and Futuna: Ascension Day

Friday, May 10, 2024

El Salvador: Mothers’ Day

Guatemala: Mothers’ Day (Working Mothers Only)

Guernsey: Liberation Day (only Sark)

Indonesia: Joint Holiday after Ascension Day

Micronesia: Constitution Day

Russia: Victory Day Holiday

Monday, May 13, 2024

Colombia: Ascension Day

Fiji: Girmit Day

Moldova: Memorial Day/Parents’ Day

Samoa: Mother’s Day

Tuvalu: Gospel Day

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Belarus: Radonitsa

Cambodia: King’s Birthday

Israel: Yom HaAtzmaut

Liberia: National Unification Day

Malawi: Kamuzu Day

Paraguay: National Holiday

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Hong Kong: Buddha’s Birthday

Macau: Buddha’s Birthday

Paraguay: Independence Day

South Korea: Buddha’s Birthday

Thursday, May 16, 2024

South Sudan: SPLA Day

Friday, May 17, 2024

Congo Democratic Republic: Liberation Day

Malaysia: Birthday of the Raja of Perlis

Nauru: Constitution Day

Spain: Galicia Literature Day

Monday, May 20, 2024

Andorra: Whit Monday

Anguilla: Whit Monday

Antigua and Barbuda: Whit Monday

Austria: Whit Monday

Barbados: Whit Monday

Belgium: Whit Monday

Benin: Whit Monday

British Virgin Islands: Whit Monday

Cameroon: National Day

Canada: National Patriots’ Day

Canada: Victoria Day

Central African Republic: Whit Monday

Congo: Whit Monday

Cote d’Ivoire: Whit Monday

Denmark: Whit Monday

Dominica: Whit Monday

East Timor: Restoration of Independence Day

Faroe Islands: Whit Monday

France: Whit Monday

French Guiana: Whit Monday

French Polynesia: Whit Monday

Gabon: Whit Monday

Germany: Whit Monday

Greenland: Whit Monday

Grenada: Whit Monday

Guadeloupe: Whit Monday

Hungary: Whit Monday

Iceland: Whit Monday

Liechtenstein: Whit Monday

Luxembourg: Whit Monday

Madagascar: Whit Monday

Martinique: Whit Monday

Monaco: Whit Monday

Montserrat: Whit Monday

Netherlands: Whit Monday

New Caledonia: Whit Monday

Norway: Whit Monday

Portugal: Azores Day

Reunion: Whit Monday

Saint Helena: Whit Monday

Saint Kitts and Nevis: Whit Monday

Saint Lucia: Whit Monday

Saint Martin: Whit Monday

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Whit Monday

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Whit Monday

Senegal: Whit Monday

St. Barts: Whit Monday

Switzerland: Pentecost Monday

The Bahamas: Whit Monday

Togo: Whit Monday

Wallis and Futuna: Whit Monday

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Chile: Navy Day

Montenegro: Independence Day

Saint Helena: Saint Helena Day

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Cambodia: Visak Bochea Day

Malaysia: Pahang State Holiday

Malaysia: Wesak Day

Martinique: Abolition Day

Moldova: B?l?i Day

Montenegro: Independence Day Holiday

Portugal: Leiria Day

Singapore: Vesak Day

Yemen: Unity Day

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Bangladesh: Buddha Purnima/Vesak

Bhutan: Buddha’s Parinirvana

India: Buddha Purnima/Vesak

Indonesia: Waisak Day (Buddha’s Anniversary)

Jamaica: Labor Day / May Day

Mongolia: Great Buddha Day

North Macedonia: Vlach’s National Day (for Vlach community)

Pakistan: Buddha Purnima

Portugal: Portalegre Day

Sri Lanka: Vesak Full Moon Poya Day

Friday, May 24, 2024

Bermuda: Bermuda Day

Bulgaria: Culture and Literacy Day

Ecuador: The Battle of Pichincha

Eritrea: Independence Day

Indonesia: Joint Holiday for Waisak Day

North Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius’ Day

Sri Lanka: Day after Vesak Full Moon Poya Day

Monday, May 27, 2024

American Samoa: Memorial Day

Australia: Reconciliation Day

Gibraltar: Spring Bank Holiday

Guadeloupe: Abolition Day

Guam: Memorial Day

Guernsey: Spring Bank Holiday

Guyana: Independence Day

Isle of Man: Late May Bank Holiday

Jersey: Spring Bank Holiday

Northern Mariana Islands: Memorial Day

Puerto Rico: Memorial Day

Turks and Caicos Islands: JAGS McCartney Day

United Kingdom: Spring Bank Holiday

US Virgin Islands: Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Armenia: Republic Day

Azerbaijan: Republic Day

Ethiopia: Derg Downfall Day

Saint Martin: Abolition Day

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Anguilla: Anguilla Day

Austria: Corpus Christi

Bolivia: Corpus Christi

Brazil: Corpus Christi

Croatia: Corpus Christi

Croatia: Statehood Day

Dominican Republic: Corpus Christi

East Timor: Corpus Christi

Equatorial Guinea: Corpus Christi

Grenada: Corpus Christi

Haiti: Corpus Christi

Liechtenstein: Corpus Christi

Malaysia: Harvest Festival

Monaco: Corpus Christi

Nicaragua: Mothers’ Day

Poland: Corpus Christi

Portugal: Corpus Christi

Saint Lucia: Corpus Christi

San Marino: Corpus Christi

Seychelles: Corpus Christi

Spain: Corpus Christi

Spain: Day of the Canary Islands

Switzerland: Corpus Christi

Trinidad and Tobago: Corpus Christi

Trinidad and Tobago: Indian Arrival Day

Vatican City (Holy See): Corpus Domini

Venezuela: Corpus Christi

Friday, May 31, 2024

Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

Fiji: Sukuna’s Day Holiday

Malaysia: Second Day of Harvest Festival

Palau: President’s Day

Spain: Day of Castile-La Mancha