Vietnam Public Holiday 2018 Calendar


Under Article 115 of the Labor Code 2012, employees are entitled to ten paid holiday each year. Accordingly, the Vietnam Public Holidays 2018 calendar as follows:


  Holiday Date Weekday Number of Day-off
1.       New Year’s Day Jan 01st, 2018 Monday 1
2.       Lunar New Year: 2 options


2 last days of the old lunar year + 3 first days of the new lunar year Feb 14th,2018 – Feb 18th, 2018 Wednesday to Sunday 5
2.2 1 last day of the old lunar year + 4 first days of the new lunar year Feb 15th,2018 – Feb 19th, 2018 Thursday to Monday
3.       Kings Hung’s Anniversary Day – Mar 10th, Lunar year Apr 25th, 2018 Wednesday


4.       Reunification Day Apr 30th, 2018 Monday 1
5.       International Labor Day May 01st, 2018 Tuesday 1
6.       National Day Sep 02nd, 2018 Sunday 1



  • If a public holiday falls on a weekend, employees are entitled to have the following day off as compensation
  • Employees who are foreign citizens working in Vietnam receive an additional day off for Nation’s Day and one day off for traditional new year of their own country

The specific schedule of compensatory days off and day off exchanged (if any) will keep you updated immediately once getting news.