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2021 Federal Holidays for CBSA & CBP

Posted December 21, 2020


The CBSA recently made available its list of official government Holidays for the next year, along with the dates of planned computer network maintenance outages. A list of the 2021 U.S. federal holidays is also provided for reference. 

Winter and Summer Holidays

Canada

Canada Border Services Agency Official Holidays for 2021


The CBSA’s Technical Commercial Client Unit recently updated its list of official Holidays for the next year. Except where indicated otherwise, these dates apply to all provinces. 

   Friday January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day
  Monday February 15, 2021  Family Day (AB, NB, ON, SK, BC and MB, NS, PE)
  Friday April 2, 2021 Good Friday
  Monday April 5, 2021  Easter Monday
  Monday May 24, 2021 Victoria Day
  Thursday June 24, 2021 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (Quebec Only)
  Thursday July 1, 2021 Canada Day
  Friday July 9, 2021 Nunavut Day (Nunavut Only)
  Monday August 2, 2021 Civic Holiday (All provinces/territories except Quebec and Yukon)
  Monday August 16, 2021 Discovery Day (Yukon only)
  Monday September 6, 2021 Labour Day
  Monday October 11, 2021  Thanksgiving
  Thursday November 11, 2021 Remembrance Day
  Monday December 27, 2021  Christmas Day
  Tuesday December 28, 2021 Boxing Day
  Monday January 3, 2022 New Year’s Day

Planned Maintenance Outages for 2021


CBSA has also made available the list of scheduled maintenance outages for its computers and networks for 2021. This work will occur on the following weekends, generally in the early morning:

  • January 23-24, 2021
  • February 20-21, 2021
  • March 20-21, 2021
  • April 17-18, 2021
  • May 15-16, 2021
  • June 19-20, 2021
  • July 24-25, 2021
  • August 21-22, 2021
  • September 18-19, 2021
  • October 23-24, 2021
  • November 7, 2021
  • November 20-21, 2021
  • December 11-12, 2021

The dates of these outages are based on information currently available and may be subject to change. 

Additional outages can be expected for the migration of any system releases, but exact dates/times have not been determined.

United States

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Holidays for 2021 


In accordance with guidelines from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the 2021 Holiday Schedule for all federal employees will be as follows: 

    Friday January 1, 2021  New Year’s Day
  Monday January 18, 2021 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  Wednesday
Monday
January 20, 2021
February 15, 2021
Inauguration Day
Washington’s Birthday
  Monday May 31, 2021 Memorial Day
  Monday July 5, 2021 Independence Day
  Monday September 6, 2021 Labor Day
  Monday October 11, 2021 Columbus Day
  Thursday November 11, 2021 Veterans Day
  Thursday November 25, 2020 Thanksgiving Day
  Friday December 24, 2020  Christmas Day 

Need More Information?


Should you have any questions about available services during holiday hours, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

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