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The next public holiday in Dominican Republic is

16th June, ThursdayCorpus Christi

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Dominican Republic in 2022

SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01New Year's Day
ThursdayThuJan 06, 2022Jan 06Epiphany
FridayFriJan 21, 2022Jan 21Lady of Altagracia Day
MondayMonJan 24, 2022Jan 24Duarte Day
SundaySunFeb 27, 2022Feb 27Independence Day
FridayFriApr 15, 2022Apr 15Good Friday
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuJun 16, 2022Jun 16Corpus Christi
TuesdayTueAug 16, 2022Aug 16Restoration Day
SaturdaySatSep 24, 2022Sep 24Our Lady of Mercedes Day
SundaySunNov 06, 2022Nov 06Constitution Day
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Dominican Republic

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Thursday Jun 16, 2022

The upcoming Dominican Republic holiday Corpus Christi is in 30 days from today.

Restoration Day

Restoration Day

Tuesday Aug 16, 2022

The upcoming Dominican Republic holiday Restoration Day is in 91 days from today.

Our Lady of Mercedes Day

Our Lady of Mercedes Day

Saturday Sep 24, 2022

The upcoming Dominican Republic holiday Our Lady of Mercedes Day is in 130 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Dominican Republic Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Dominican Republic which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Dominican Republic holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

In the Dominican Republic, national holidays are provided for under the Labor Code, Law 16-92, which was confirmed in 1999. The code is an update to the article, which was initially established in 1954. Law 16-92 sets up all the 12 national holidays of the nation and gives the government of the Dominican Republic the dominion to come up with one-time national holidays, should the need for that arise. At this time, the government has given two one-off holidays in election years to allow the population a better right to use voting centers.

As stipulated by the Labor Code of the republic, employees are guaranteed a non-working day on all national holidays. However, how the employee is paid for the national holiday is based on their working contracts. Employers are not required to make available pay for non-working public holidays unless they offer it as part of their benefits packages.

Law 139-37 of the Labor Code of the Dominican Republic, created in June of 1997, stipulates that any public holiday which is not of religious or patriotic derivation nature may move to the following Monday for celebration. Just two public holidays in the Dominican Republic are covered under this category.

While they are officially unrecognized countrywide as public holidays, days like Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are observed as holidays in the Dominican Republic. A vast majority of businesses in the country close at noon one day before such days, and they remain closed through the following day for the holiday.