Holidays Observed

2018 Holidays Observed

Please note that the South African Consulate General in New York will be closed on the following days:

New Year’s Day Monday, 01 January
Good Friday Friday, 30 March
Family Day Monday, 2 April
Memorial Day Monday, 28 May
Independence Day (US) Wednesday, 4 July
National Women's Day Thursday, 09 August
Labor Day (US) Monday, 3 September
Columbus Day Monday, 8 October
Thanksgiving Weekend Thursday, 22 November
  Friday, 23 November
Christmas Day Tuesday, 25 December
Day of Goodwill Wednesday, 26 December

In South Africa, the Public Holidays Act (Act No. 36 of 1994) determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following it shall be a public holiday.