In observance of the Diwali (Deepavali) holiday, government offices (including all immigration services) will be closed during the following days:

  • In India: October 22nd – 24th
  • In Singapore: October 22nd
  • In Malaysia: October 22nd

Employers and foreign workers should be aware of these closures and if possible, submit applications before the holiday break to avoid processing delays.


Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.