Hong Kong Post Office Holidays 2016

List of Hong Kong Post Office holidays for the year 2016. Also check the working hours of the Hong Kong Post office.

Hong Kong Post Office Holidays – 2016

No Month Date Week Day Name of Festival
1 January 1 Friday The first day of January
2 February 8 Monday Lunar New Year’s Day
3 February 9 Tuesday The second day of Lunar New Year
4 February 10 Wednesday The third day of Lunar New Year
5 March 25 Friday Good Friday
6 March 26 Saturday The day following Good Friday
7 March 28 Monday Easter Monday
8 April 4 Monday Ching Ming Festival
9 May 2 Monday The day following the Labour Day
10 May 14 Saturday The Birthday of Buddha
11 June 9 Thursday Tuen Ng Festival
12 July 1 Friday Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
13 September 16 Friday The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
14 October 1 Saturday National Day
15 October 10 Monday The day following the Chung Yeung Festival
16 December 25 Friday Christmas Day
17 December 26 Monday The first weekday after Christmas Day
18 December 27 Tuesday The second weekday after Christmas Day

The business hours of the General Post Office and Airport Post Office on Sundays and Public Holidays are as follows:

Post Office Business Hours on Sundays Business Hours on Public Holidays
General Post Office 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm (Postshop will be closed) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm (Postshop will be closed)
Airport Post Office 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm

Note :

  • Except General Post Office and Airport Post Office, all other post offices will be closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
  • “As both the Labour Day and the Chung Yeung Festival in 2016 fall on a Sunday, the day following them is designated as a general holiday in substitution; and as Christmas Day in 2016 falls on a Sunday, the second weekday after Christmas Day is designated as a general holiday in substitution,” said a Government spokesman.
  • Except General Post Office and Airport Post Office, all other post offices will be closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
  • All mails posted on Sundays and Public Holidays would be treated as being posted before the latest time of posting on the following working day.
  • For inquiry, please call the Hongkong Post General Inquiry Hotline on 2921 2222.