Bank Holidays for 2018

In Albania, banks are closed on Saturdays and Sundays and the following official public holidays:

01 january 2018
New Year's Day
02 january 2018
New Year's Day
14 march 2018
Summer Day
22 march 2018
Nevruz Day
01 april 2018
Catholic Easter*
02 april 2018
Official Holiday from Catholic Easter
08 april 2018
Orthodox Easter*
09 april 2018
Official Holiday from Orthodox Easter
01 may 2018
International Worker’s Day
14 june 2018
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)**
21 august 2018
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)**
05 september 2018
Saint Teresa Sanctification Day
28 november 2018
Flag and Independence Day
29 november 2018
Liberation Day
30 november 2018
Official Holiday***
08 december 2018
National Youth Day*
10 december 2018
Official Holiday from National Youth Day
25 december 2018
Christmas Day

*Holidays falling on Saturday or Sunday shall be observed on Monday.

**Note: The Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha holidays may be subject to change according to the lunar calendar. In case of eventual changes, you will be notified accordingly.

*** According to the Council of Ministers Decision approved in its meeting on 21.11.2018, “On determining Friday, 30.11.2018, as a holiday”.


Updated on November 22, 2018

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