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Vietnam bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the remainder of 2014, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers. The information on this page is provided for private, non-professional, use.

May ⇒ Dec. 2014

Holiday Name
Thu International Labour Day
Fri Public Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Apr. 26)
Mon Public Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Sept. 6)
Tue National Day
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Recent News and Updates

12 Nov 2014 Vietnam 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has announced its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Vietnam for the upcoming calendar year 2015.  31 Mar 2014 Vietnamese May 2014 Public Holidays Extended (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has made further amendments to the official list of 2014 non-working public holidays in Vietnam, extending the dates for the upcoming Hung Kings, Liberation Day, and May Day, as well as National foundation Day annual non-working public holidays in Vietnam.  05 Dec 2013 Vietnamese 2014 Tet Public Holidays Extended (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) Vietnam's Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, has agreed to a request by the Vietnamese Ministry of Transportation, Dinh La Thang, to extend the upcoming 2014 Tet, Lunar New Year, non-working public holidays to once again cover 9 days.  11 Oct 2013 Vietnam 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has announced the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Vietnam for the calendar year 2014.  11 Apr 2013 Vietnamese April 2013 Public Holidays Extended (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has made further amendments to the official list of 2013 non-working public holidays in Vietnam, which extend the dates for the upcoming Hung Kings, Liberation Day, and May Day, annual non-working public holidays in Vietnam.  23 Nov 2012 Vietnam 2013 Public Holidays Finalized (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has announced the finalized list of official public holidays in Vietnam for the calendar year 2013.  17 Jul 2012 Vietnamese Public Holidays Amendments Promulgated (Electronic Government Portal of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam-Hanoi) Vietnamese President, Truong Tan Sang, has promulgated the recently-voted revised Labour Code and its amendments to the official list of non-working public holidays in Vietnam.  21 Jun 2012 Vietnamese Public Holidays Amendments Voted (Electronic Government Portal of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam-Hanoi) The Vietnamese National Assembly has ratified, by a vote of 455 out of 466, the long-negotiated new Labour Code and its amendments to the official list of non-working public holidays in Vietnam.  05 Feb 2012 Vietnam 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has announced the official public holidays in Vietnam for the calendar year 2013.  28 Dec 2011 Vietnam 2012 Tet Public Holidays Extended (Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Hanoi) Vietnam's Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, has agreed to a request by the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to extend the upcoming 2012 Tet, Lunar New Year, non-working public holidays to cover 9 days.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Vietnam public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: The official list of public holidays in Vietnam is regulated by the Labour Code of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the revised Article 73 of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s Labor Code, as most-recently amended in 2012.  Weekend Public Holidays: When a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it is to be observed publicly on the following Monday.  Gio To Hung Vuong: is a new public holiday to commemorate the legendary Hung Kings, voted upon by the Vietnamese National Assembly on March 23, 2007. According to the law of record, law No 84/2007/QH11 replacing clause 73 of the Labour Code, when Gio To Hung Vuong falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it shall be moved to the following Monday .  Other major anniversaries that are celebrated but are not national public holidays are: The Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party: February 3. The Birthday of President Ho Chi Minh: May 19. Christmas Day: December 25.  In comparison with other countries in the region, Vietnam has the fewest holidays with 9 legal days off annually while Indonesia and Thailand have 13 days, the Philippines 12 and China 10.  Vietnam International Codes VN and VNM (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .vn (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Vietnam information and news: ASI Hot Spots (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Vietnam maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Vietnam), and Wikipedia (includes Vietnam commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Vietnam, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Vietnam, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Vietnam.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2014 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Vietnam, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Vietnam, before planning any trip to Vietnam. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.



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