AFRINIC office hours


Our regular business hours are 9am to 5.30pm (UTC +4) Monday to Friday except on public holidays (please see below the list of 2013 public holidays in Mauritius). However, our offices will also be closed in extreme circumstances, for example if there is a cyclone in Mauritius.


* AFRINIC office will be closed on the marked dates

** The exact date of this festival is subject to confirmation as its celebration depends on the visibility of the moon.

Date Public Holidays (Mauritius)
Tuesday 1 January * New Year
Wednesday 2 January * New Year
Sunday 27 January Thaipoosam Cavadee
Friday 1 February * Abolition of Slavery
Sunday 10 February Chinese Spring Festival
Sunday 10 March Maha Shivaratree
Tuesday 12 March * National Day
Thursday 11 April * Ougadi
Wednesday 1 May * Labour Day
Friday 9 August * ** Eid-Ul-Fitr
Tuesday 10 September * Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday 1 November * All Saints Day
Saturday 2 November Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Sunday 3 November Divali
Wednesday 25 December * Christmas