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Business Practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Opening hours and bank holidays

General Information
Opening Hours and Days
Offices: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 3pm, Saturday 7:30am to 12pm.
Banks: Monday through Friday, 8am to 11:30pm.
Government: Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm (with a one or two-hour break).
Retail: Monday through Saturday, 8am to 6pm.
 
 
 

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day January 1
Day of the Martyrs January 4
National Heroes’ Days January 16 and 17
Labor Day May 1
Liberation Day May 17
Independence Day June 30
 
Holiday Compensation
Not applicable
 

Periods When Companies Usually Close

Closure for Easter End of March/Early April
Closure for Christmas End of December
 

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