CGI remains closed on Fridays and Saturdays and on designated Indian and UAE public holidays. The list of public holidays for the current year is attached. This is subject to modification on the basis of instruction received from Government of India from time to time.
The CGI also renders consular services on Fridays at the Indian Association premises at the five Northern Emirates mentioned above. Timings and other details of these services can be obtained from the respective Associations.
|Working Hours||0800 to 1630 hrs. from Sunday to Thursday 1300 to 1400 hrs. Lunch Break|
|Documents Submission Time||0800 to 1200 hrs. (Gate closes at 1200 hrs.)|
|Documents Delivery Time||1400 to 1600 hrs. (Gate closes at 1630 hrs.) However, attestation documents are delivered in the morning only (within 30 minutes of submission of documents).|
|Weekly holidays||Fridays and Saturdays|
Timings for Passport and Visa Services
Passport and Visa services are open from 8am – 8pm, Saturday to Thursday at the respective BLS International Centres. Please check the BLS International Website. for more details.
Upcoming holidays in 2013
List of Holidays to be observed in the Consulate General of India, Dubai during the year 2013
|1||New Year Day||January, 01||Tuesday|
|2||*Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
|3||Republic Day||January, 26||Saturday|
|5||Mahavir Jayanti||April, 24||Wednesday|
|6||Buddha Purnima||May, 25||Saturday|
|7||Idu’l Fitr*||August, 09||Friday|
|8||Independence Day||August, 15||Thursday|
|10||Mahatama Gandhi’s Birthday||October, 02||Wednesday|
|15||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||November, 17||Sunday|
|16||UAE National Day||December, 02||Monday|
|17||Christmas Day||December, 25||Wednesday|