Public Holiday 2024

As we approach the year 2024, it's essential to plan and set your company's public holidays for the coming year. To help you navigate this, consider the following tips:

According to Section 3 of Holidays Act 1951 stated that the following several days shall be public holidays:

  1. Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w)
  2. Hari Kebangsaan or National Day*
  3. Chinese New Year (one day in the States of Kelantan and Terengganu, two days in the other States)
  4. Wesak Day
  5. Birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong*
  6. Hari Raya Puasa (2 days)
  7. Hari Raja Haji (two days in the States of Kelantan and Terengganu, one day in the other States)
  8. Deepavali
  9. Christmas Day
  10. Labour Day*
  11. Awal Muharam
  12. Malaysia Day*
  13. The Birthday of the Ruler or the Yang di-Pertua Negeri*
*The five highlighted in bold are compulsory public holiday.

Provided that, save and except where:
(a) The State Authority in the case of any State; or
(b) The Minister in the case of Federal Territory.

by notification in the Gazette otherwise provides, if any such public shall fall on a weekly holiday in any State or in the Federal Territory, then the day following shall be a public holiday and if such day is already a public holiday, then the day following shall be a public holiday.

The minimum day of public holiday as per Section 60D of the Employment Act 1955 is 11 day.

Below is the detail list of Malaysia Public Holidays for year 2024 for your reference.
Date Holiday States
01/01/2024  New Year's Day National except Johor, Kedah, Kuantan, Perlis and Terengganu
14/01/2024 YDPB Negeri Sembilan's Birthday Negeri Sembilan
15/01/2024 YDPB Negeri Sembilan's Birthday Holiday Negeri Sembilan
25/01/2024 Thaipusam Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Penang, Perak, Putrajaya and Selangor
01/02/2024 Federal Territory Day Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya
08/02/2024 Israk and Mikraj Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis and Terengganu
10/02/2024 Chinese New Year National
11/02/2024 Chinese New Year Holiday National
12/02/2024 Chinese New Year Holiday National
20/02/2024 Independence Declaration Day Melaka
04/03/2024 Installation of Sultan Terengganu Terengganu
12/03/2024 Awal Ramadan Johor, Kedah and Melaka
23/03/2024 Sultan of Johor's Birthday Johor
28/03/2024 Nuzul Al-Quran National except Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah and Sarawak
29/03/2024 Good Friday Sabah and Sarawak
10/04/2024 Hari Raya Aidilfitri National
11/04/2024 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holiday National
26/04/2024 Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday Terengganu
01/05/2024 Labour Day National
17/05/2024 Raja Perlis's Birthday Perlis
22/05/2024 Wesak Day National
22/05/2024 Hari Hol Pahang Pahang
23/05/2024 Hari Hol Pahang Holiday Pahang
30/05/2024 Harvest Festival Labuan and Sabah
31/05/2024 Harvest Festival Holiday Labuan and Sabah
01/06/2024 Hari Gawai Sarawak
02/06/2024 Hari Gawai Holiday Sarawak
03/06/2024 Agong's Birthday National
04/06/2024 Hari Gawai Holiday Sarawak
16/06/2024 Arafat Day Kelantan and Terengganu
17/06/2024 Hari Raja Haji National
18/06/2024 Hari Raja Haji Holiday Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu
30/06/2024 Sultan of Kedah's Birthday Kedah
07/07/2024 Awal Muharram National
07/07/2024 Georgetown World Heritage City Day Penang
08/07/2024 Awal Muharram Holiday National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu
09/07/2024 Georgetown World Heritage City Holiday Penang
13/07/2024 Penang Governor's Birthday Penang
22/07/2024 Sarawak Day Sarawak
30/07/2024 Sultan of Pahang's Birthday Pahang
11/08/2024 Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Johor
24/08/2024 Melaka Governor's Birthday Melaka
31/08/2024 Merdeka Day National
01/09/2024 Merdeka Day Holiday Kelantan and Terengganu
16/09/2024 Prophet Muhammad's Birthday National
16/09/2024 Malaysia Day National
17/09/2024 Malaysia Day Holiday National
29/09/2024 Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Kelantan
30/09/2024 Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday Holiday Kelantan
05/10/2024 Sabah Governor's Birthday Sabah
12/10/2024 Sarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
31/10/2024 Deepavali National except Sarawak
01/11/2024 Sultan of Perak's Birthday Perak
11/12/2024 Sultan of Selangor's Birthday Selangor
24/12/2024 Christmas Eve Sabah
25/12/2024 Christmas Day National

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25 Dec 2023