Office access and opening times

Public holidays and information about accessing the British Embassy Muscat

Public holidays

The following are the possible dates approved by the British Ambassador for holiday for this year:

Date Holiday
Sunday 1 January New Year’s Day
Thursday- Sunday 13-16 April Easter
Sunday *23 July In Lieu of Renaissance Day
Monday- Tuesday *26-27 June Eid al Fitr
Sunday-Monday *3 - 4 September Eid al Adha
Sunday *23 September Islamic New Year
Wednesday -Thursday *22-23 November National Day
Monday *3 December Prophet’s Birthday
Monday-Tuesday *25-26 December Christmas Day & Boxing day


All Holidays marked (*) may vary as per Muslim Calendar and Local Government announcements.