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2023 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Dominican Republic is

25th December, SundayChristmas

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Dominican Republic in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SundaySunJan 01, 2023Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriJan 06, 2023Jan 06Epiphany
SaturdaySatJan 21, 2023Jan 21Lady of Altagracia Day
MondayMonJan 30, 2023Jan 30Duarte Day
MondayMonFeb 27, 2023Feb 27Independence Day
FridayFriApr 07, 2023Apr 07Good Friday
MondayMonMay 01, 2023May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuJun 08, 2023Jun 08Corpus Christi
WednesdayWedAug 16, 2023Aug 16Restoration Day
SundaySunSep 24, 2023Sep 24Our Lady of Mercedes Day
ThursdayThuNov 09, 2023Nov 09Constitution Day
MondayMonDec 25, 2023Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Dominican Republic

Christmas

Christmas

Sunday Dec 25, 2022

The upcoming Dominican Republic holiday Christmas is in 22 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Sunday Jan 01, 2023

The upcoming Dominican Republic holiday New Year's Day is in 29 days from today.

Epiphany

Epiphany

Friday Jan 06, 2023

The upcoming Dominican Republic holiday Epiphany is in 34 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJun 02, 2023Jun 02National Donut Day

2023 Public Holidays Dominican Republic Service

The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in Dominican Republic which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Dominican Republic holiday calendar for 2023 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.