Business Government

2023 Philippines National Holidays

On August 22, 2022, Malacañang Palace released proclamation No 42 series of 2022 which declared the list of Regular and Special (Non-Working) Holidays for the year 2023.

These are national holidays only and does not include local holidays issued by your local governments.

Regular holidays are usually known as “double-pay” holidays because work rendered on these days are paid 100% or double your daily wage as a holiday premium. Special (Non-Working) holidays are usually treated with a 30% premium. DOLE regulations must be followed as guidance to payroll on these days.

2023 Regular Holidays in the Philippines

January 1, 2023 (Sunday)New Year’s Day
April 6, 2023 (Thursday)Maundy Thursday (Holy Week)
April 7, 2023 (Friday)Good Friday (Holy Week)
April 9, 2023 (Sunday)Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)
May 1, 2023 (Monday)Labor Day
June 12, 2023 (Monday)Independence Day
August 28, 2023 (Monday)National Heroes Day
November 30, 2023 (Thursday)Andres Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2023 (Monday)Christmas Day
December 30, 2023 (Saturday)Jose Rizal Day

2023 Special (Non-Working) Days in the Philippines

February 25, 2023 (Saturday)EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
April 8 ,2023 (Saturday)Black Saturday (Holy Week)
August 21, 2023 (Monday)Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, 2023 (Wednesday)All Saints’ Day
November 2, 2023 (Thursday)Additional Special (Non-Working) Day / All Souls’ Day
December 8, 2023 (Friday)Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
December 31, 2023 (Sunday)Last Day of the Year
Take Note that the Declaration of Holiday for Eidul Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be dependent on the Islamic calendar.

View the original proclamation below: