2017 Official Bank Holidays Schedule

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

  • 1 January New Year's Day

  • 2 January New Year's Day

  • 14 March Summer Day

  • 22 March Nevruz Day

  • 16 April Catholic Easter & Orthodox Easter

  • 17 April* Catholic Easter Monday & Orthodox Easter Monday

  • 1 May International Worker’s Day

  • 25 June Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

  • 26 June* Eid al-Fitr Monday

  • 1 September** Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

  • 19 October Mother Teresa Beatification Day

  • 28 November Flag and Independence Day

  • 29 November Liberation Day

  • 8 December National Youth Day

  • 25 December Christmas Day

*According to the Council of Ministers Decision approved in its meeting on 23.11.2017, “On determining Monday, 27 November 2017, as a holiday”, Monday, 27.11.2017 shall be a day off.

*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.

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