Closing days 2019

On this page you find the days that the embassy in Baghdad and the Consulate General in Erbil are closed in 2019.

The Embassy and Consulate General are always closed on Friday and Saturday, which corresponds to the weekend in Iraq.

Day Date Occasion
Tuesday 01 January New Year's Day
Thursday 21 March Nawrooz
Sunday 21 April Easter Sunday
Monday 22 April Easter Monday
Saturday 27 April King's Day
Wednesday 5 June Eid Al Fitr*
Thursday 6 June Eid Al Fitr*
Sunday 9 June Whit Sunday/Pentecost
Monday 10 June Whit Monday
Monday 12 August Eid Al-Adha*
Tuesday 13 August Eid Al-Adha*
Tuesday 10 September Ashora (10th of Moharram)*
Thursday 10 November Prophet's Mohammed Birthday*
Wednesday 25 December Christmas
Thursday 26 December Christmas

* These days are based on lunar calendar and subject to change.