Sources of information in Vietnam


Provinces in Vietnam


Time and working hours


Vietnam Government

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Time and working hours in Vietnam

Governmental agencies work 8 hours/day from 7.30am to 4.30pm (excluding one-hour lunch). Saturday and Sunday are close.

Banks are open from 7.30am or 8am to 11.30am and from 1pm to 4pm. Saturday and Sunday are close.

Private shops are open from 8am or 8.30am to 9pm or 10pm.


Public Holidays


January 1: New Year's Day (one-day holiday)


Vietnam flag April 30: Saigon Liberation Day (one-day holiday)


May 1: International Labour Day (one-day holiday)


Vietnam flag September 2: National Day of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (one-day holiday)


Vietnam Traditional Lunar New Year Festival - Tet Nguyen Dan (four-day holiday).  Tet holiday usually falls at the end of January or middle of February by solar calendar. The holiday begins on the last day of the last lunar month and lasts through the first three days of the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan)