Public Holidays / Closures

The Royal Thai Consulate General in Chennai and the Thailand Visa application center will remain closed on the following holidays and on all Saturdays and Sundays in 2019.

Date Day Holiday 2019
1-January Tuesday New Year Day(T/I)
15-January Tuesday Pongal (I)
16-January Wednesday Thiruvalluvar Day (I)
19-February Tuesday Makha Bucha Day(T)
15-April Monday Songkran Day(T)
16-April Tuesday Songkran Day (Substitute Day) (T)
19-April Friday Good Friday(I)
20-May Monday Visakha Bucha Day (Substitute Day) (T)
5-June Wednesday Ramzan Day(I)
16-July Tuesday Asarnha Bucha Day(T)
17-July Wednesday Buddhist Lent Day (I)
29-July Monday H.M. The King's Birthday  (Substitute Day) (T)
12-August Monday H.M. Queen Sirikit's Birthday/ Bakrid (T/I)
15-August Thursday Independence Day (I)
23-August Friday Krishna Jayanthi (I)
2-September Monday Vinayakar Chathurthi (I)
7-October Monday Ayutha Pooja (I)
14-October Monday H.M.King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day  (Substitute Day) (T)
5-December Thursday  National Day,Birthday Anniversary of  H.M. The Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Father's Day (T)
25-December Wednesday Christmas (I)
31-December Tuesday New Year's Eve (T)


  • (T) = Thai Official Holidays
  • (I) = Indian Official Holidays