2021 Holiday Schedule



Below is the list of recognized holidays where GIA locations will be closed.

 
LOCATION DATE HOLIDAY
Belgium Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
  Monday, April 5, 2021 Second Easter Holiday
  Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension Day
  Friday, May 14, 2021 Labor Day Observed
  Monday, May 24, 2021 Whit Monday
  Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Mother's Day Observed
  Wednesday, July 21, 2021 National Holiday
  August 2-13, 2021 Summer Closure
  Monday, November 1, 2021 All Saints Day
  Thursday, November 11, 2021 Armistice Day 
  Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Day Observed
  Monday, December 27, 2021 Closed
  Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Closed
  Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Closed
  Thursday, December 30, 2021 Closed
  Friday, December 31, 2021 Closed
     
Botswana Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
  Monday, January 4, 2021 Public Holiday
  Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday
  Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday
  Monday, May 3, 2021 Public Holiday 
  Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension Day
  Thursday, July 1, 2021 Sir Seretse Khama
  Monday, July 19, 2021 Presidents' Holiday - 1st Day
  Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Presidents' Holiday - 2nd Day
  Thursday, September 30, 2021 Public Holiday 
  Friday, October 1, 2021 Botswana Day
  Friday December 17, 2021 Closed
  Monday, December 20, 2021 Closed
  Tuesday, December 21, 2021 Closed
  Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Closed
  Thursday, December 23, 2021 Closed
  Friday, December 24, 2021 Closed
  Monday, December 27, 2021 Public Holiday
  Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Public Holiday
  Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Closed
  Thursday, December 30, 2021 Closed
  Friday, December 31, 2021 Closed
     
Hong Kong Friday, January 1, 2021 The first day of January
  Friday, February 12, 2021 Lunar New Year's Day
  Monday, February 15, 2021 The fourth day of Lunar New Year
  Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday
  Monday, April 5, 2021 The day following Ching Ming Festival
  Tuesday, April 6, 2021 The day following Easter Monday
  Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Birthday of the Buddha
  Monday, June 14, 2021 Tuen Ng Festival
  Thursday, July 1, 2021 HKSAR Establishment Day
  Wednesday, September 22, 2021 The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
  Friday, October 1, 2021 National Day
  Thursday, October 14, 2021 Chung Yeung Festival
  Monday, December 27, 2021 The first weekday after Christmas Day
     
India - Mumbai Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year (Day shift only)
  Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Republic Day
  Monday, March 29, 2021 Holi
  Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Gudi Padwa
  Friday, September 10, 2021 Ganesh Chaturthi
  Friday, October 15, 2021 Dussehra
  Thursday, November 4, 2021 Diwali
  Friday, November 5, 2021 Diwali
  Monday, November 8, 2021 Diwali
     
India - Surat Thursday, January 14, 2021 Makar Sankranti
  Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Republic Day
  Monday, March 29, 2021 Holi
  Friday, September 10, 2021 Ganesh Chaturthi
  Thursday, November 4, 2021 Diwali
  Friday, November 5, 2021 Diwali
  Monday, November 8, 2021 Diwali
     
Israel Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Elections
  Sunday, March 28, 2021 Passover
  Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Memorial Day
  Thursday, April 15, 2021 Independence Day
  Sunday, May 16, 2021 Shavuot Eve
  Monday, May 17, 2021 Shavuot
  Monday, September 6, 2021 New Year's Day Eve
  Tuesday, September 07, 2021 New Year's Day
  Wednesday, September 08, 2021 New Year's Day
  Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Yom Kippur Eve
  Thursday, September 16, 2021 Yom Kippur
  Monday, September 20, 2021 Sukkot 1st Eve
  Thursday, September 21, 2021 Sukkot 1st
  Monday, September 27, 2021 Sukkot 2nd Eve
  Thursday, September 28, 2021 Sukkot 2nd
     
Japan Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
  Monday, January 11, 2021 Coming-of-age Day
  Thursday, February 11, 2021 National Foundation Day
  Tuesday, February 23, 2021 The Emperor's Birthday
  Thursday, April 29, 2021 Showa Day
  Monday, May 3, 2021 Constitution Memorial Day
  Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Greenery Day
  Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Children's Day
  Thursday, July 22, 2021 Marine Day
  Friday, July 23, 2021 Health-Sports Day
  Monday, August 9, 2021 Mountain Day
  Monday, September 20, 2021 Respect for the Aged Day
  Thursday, September 23, 2021 Autumnal Equinox Day
  Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Culture Day
  Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Labor Thanksgiving Day
  Friday, December 31, 2021 Closed
     
South Africa Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year`s Day
  Monday, March 22, 2021 Human Rights Day
  Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday
  Monday, April 5, 2021 Family Day
  Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Freedom Day
  Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Youth Day
  Monday, August 9, 2021 National Women`s Day
  Friday, September 24, 2021 Heritage Day
  Thursday, December 16, 2021 Day of Reconciliation
  Friday, December 24, 2021 Closed
  Monday, December 27, 2021 Boxing Day
  Tuesday, December 28,2021 Closed
  Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Closed
  Thursday, December 30, 2021 Closed
  Friday, December 31, 2021 Closed
     
Taiwan Friday, January 1, 2021 Founding Day of the Republic of China
  Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Day before Chinese New Year Eve
  Thursday, February 11, 2021 Chinese New Year Eve
  Friday, February 12, 2021  Chinese New Year
  Monday, February 15, 2021 Chinese New Year
  Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Chinese New Year
  Monday, March 1, 2021 The day following Peace Memorial Day
  Friday, April 2, 2021 The day before Children's Day
  Monday, April 5, 2021 The day following Tomb Sweep Day
  Friday, April 30, 2021 The day before Labour Day
  Monday, June 14, 2021 Dragon Boat Festival
  Monday, September 20, 2021 The day before Mid Autumn Festival
  Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Mid Autumn Festival
  Monday, October 11, 2021 The day following National Day 
  Friday, December 31, 2021 The day before Founding Day of the Republic of China
     
Thailand Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
  Friday, February 12, 2021 Chinese New Year observed
  Friday, February 26, 2021 Makha Bucha Day 
  Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Chakri Memorial Day
  Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Songkran Festival
  Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Songkran Festival
  Thursday, April 15, 2021 Songkran Festival
  Monday, May 3, 2021 National Labour Day observed
  Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Royal Coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn
  Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Visakha Bucha Day
  Thursday, June 3, 2021 Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday
  Monday, July 26, 2021 Asarnha Bucha Day observed
  Wednesday, July 28, 2021 H. M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn's Birthday
  Thursday, August 12, 2021 H.M. Queen Sirikit's Birthday 
  Wednesday, October 13, 2021 H.M. King Bhumibol Adjulyadej Memorial Day
  Monday, October 25, 2021 Chulalongkorn Day observed
  Monday, December 6, 2021 National Father's Day
  Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year's Eve
     
United Kingdom Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
  Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday
  Monday, April 5, 2021  Easter Monday
  Monday, May 3, 2021 Early May Bank Holiday
  Monday, May 31, 2021 Spring Bank Holiday
  Monday, August 30, 2021 Summer Bank Holiday
  Monday, December 27, 2021 Christmas Day observed
  Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Boxing Day observed
  Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Closed
  Thursday, December 30, 2021 Closed
  Friday, December 31, 2021 Closed
     
United States Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
  Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day
  Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day
  Monday, July 5, 2021 Independence Day Observed
  Monday, September 6, 2021 Labor Day
  Thursday, November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving Day
  Friday, November 26, 2021 Day After Thanksgiving
  Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Day Observed
  Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year's Day Observed