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Iraqi Independence Day in Iraq

Is Iraqi Independence Day a Public Holiday?

Iraqi Independence Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Iraqi Independence Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2016MonOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2017TueOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2018WedOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2019ThuOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2020SatOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2021SunOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2022MonOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2023TueOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2024ThuOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday
2025FriOct 3Iraqi Independence DayNational holiday

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