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Holidays observed by the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok

The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok will be closed for at least 20 days (not including Saturdays and Sundays) based on the 2019 schedule of consular services posted by the Embassy on Tuesday, January 22.

Philippine holidays are based on Presidential Proclamation No. 555 dated 15 Aug 2018. Thai holidays are based on information provided by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy added.

Here are the following holidays:

Jan 1 (T) – New Year’s Day (PHL, THA)
Feb 25 (M) – EDSA People Power Revolution (PHL)
Apr 8 (M) – Substitution for Chakri Memorial Day (THA)
Apr 9 (T) – Araw ng Kagitingan (PHL)
Apr 15 (M) – Songkran Festival (THA)
Apr 16 (T) – Substitution for Songkran Festival (THA)
Apr 18 (Th) – Maundy Thursday (PHL)
Apr 19 (F) – Good Friday (PHL)
May 20 (M) – Substitution for Visakha Bucha Day (THA)
Jun 12 (W) – Independence Day (PHL)
Jul 29 (M) – Substitution for His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s Birthday (THA)
Aug 12 (M) – Substitution for Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Birthday (THA)
Aug 26 (M) – National Heroes Day (PHL)
Oct 14 (M) – Substitution for King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day (THA)
Nov 1 (F) – All Saints’ Day (PHL)
Dec 5 (T) – King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Birthday, National Day and Father’s Day (THA)
Dec 24 (T) – Additional special (non-working) day
Dec 25 (W) – Christmas Day (PHL)
Dec 30 (M) – Rizal Day (PHL, THA)
Dec 31 (T) – New Year’s Eve (THA)

For more details about the Embassy’s consular services, you may contact the following:

Telephone: +662-259-0139 to 40 or +662-258-5401 (office hours)
Hotline: +66-89-926-5954 (for extremely urgent cases)
Fax: +662-259-2809 or +662- 2597373

Source: Philippe Embassy