Public Holidays

The Civil Service is closed at the following public holidays:

  • 1st January (New Year's Day)
  • 25th March (Greek National Day)
  • 1st May (Labour Day)
  • 1st October (Cyprus Independence Day)

 

The following days are observed as holidays by the Civil Service staff of the corresponding religious groups:

Greek Orthodox

  • 6th January (Epiphany Day)
  • Green Monday 
  • 1st April (Greek Cypriot National Day 1955-59) 
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Monday of Pentecost - Kataklysmos
  • 15th August (Assumption)
  • 28th October (Greek National Day) 
  • 24th December (Christmas Eve)
  • 25th December (Christmas Day) 
  • 26th December (Boxing Day)

Turkish Religious and National Days

  • 29th October (Turkish Independance Day)
  • Prophet's Birthday
  • Ramazan Bayram (2 days)
  • Kourpan Bayram (3 days)
  • 23rd April
  • 19th May
  • 30th August

Armenians, Catholics and Protestants

  • Epiphany Day (Catholics) and Christmas Day (Armenians)
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • 24th December (Christmas Eve)
  • 25th December (Christmas Day) 
  • 26th December (Boxing Day) 

 

Updated: 31.8.2012