Public Holidays in Namibia are determined by an Act of Parliament and the existing Public Holiday's Act 1990, (Act 26 of 1990), provides for the following holidays, tabulated according to their dates and days:

Date Holiday

1st January 2015

New Year's Day

21st March 2015

Independence Day

3rd April 2015

Good Friday

6th April 2015

Easter Monday

1 May 2015

Workers Day

4th May 2015

Cassinga Day

        14th May 2015         Ascension Day
        25th May 2015         Africa Day
        26th August 2015

Heroes' Day

10th December 2015

International Human Rights Day

25th December 2015

Christmas Day

26th December 2015

Family Day


According to the Public Holidays Act, 1990 (Act 26 of 1990) the Monday, following a Sunday which is a public holiday, shall also be a public holiday, unless the Monday is already a public holiday.

Further note that the Embassy closes on all the above public holidays including those observed in Finland.


 9th February  Monday  Constitution Day
 16th June  Tuesday  Day of the African Child
 28th September  Monday  Day of the Namibian Child