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
Monday 1 January New Year’s Day
Thursday- Sunday or Sunday- Monday 29 March-1 April or 1-2 April Easter
Sunday - Monday 17-18 June Eid al Fitr
Monday *23 July Renaissance Day
Wednesday-Thursday *22 - 23 August Eid al Adha
Tuesday *11 September Islamic New Year
Monday *19 November Prophet’s Birthday
Wednesday-Thursday *21-22 November National Day
Tuesday-Wednesday *25-26 December Christmas Day & Boxing day


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