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2018 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  

  • 1 April* Catholic Easter

  • 8 April* Orthodox Easter 

  • 1 May International Worker’s Day

  • 15 June** Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) ¹

  • 21 August** 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


*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.

 ¹Updated on December 18, 2017

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