General information

Working Hours                                                                     

Monday to Friday: 9:00 to 17:00

Embassy's Holidays (2021)

Off days: Sat / Sun / National Holidays of both Japan and Rwanda / New year week / Obon week (Middle of August)

Month

Date

Holiday

January

1

New Year’s Day

 

2

Day after New Year’s Day

 

11J

Coming of Age Day

February

1

National Heroes Day

 

11 J

National Foundation Day

 

23 J

Emperor’s Birthday

March

20 J

Vernal Equinox Day

April

2

Good Friday

 

5

Easter Monday

 

7

Genocide against the Tutsi Memorial Day

 

29 J

Showa Day (GW)

May

1

Labour Day

 

3 J

Constitution Memorial Day (GW)

 

4 J

Greenery Day (GW)

 

5 J

Children’s Day (GW)

 

13

EID EL FITR

July

1

Independence Day

 

4

Liberation Day

 

5

Liberation Day Holiday

 

20

EID AL-ADHA

 

22 J

Marine Day

 

23 J

Health-Sports Day

August

6

Umuganura Day

 

8 J

Mountain Day

 

9J

Mountain Day Holiday

 

15

Assumption Day

 

16

Assumption Day Holiday

September

20 J

Respect for the Aged Day

 

23 J

Autumn Equinox Day

November

3 J

Culture Day

 

23 J

Labor Thanksgiving Day

December

25

Christmas Day

 

26

Boxing Day

 

27

Christmas Day Holiday

Date J: Japanese holiday

Coincidence of official holidays with the days of weekend 

Except 7th April, Genocide against the Tutsi Memorial Day, if an official holiday falls on one (1) day of the weekend, the following working day shall be an official holiday. If two (2) consecutive official holidays fall on a day of weekend, the two (2) official holidays shall be compensated in one (1) working day that follows. In case of coincidence of two (2) official holidays, the following working day shall be an official holiday to compensate one (1) of the two (2) coinciding official holidays.