Official languages are English, Chamorro and Caroline. Japanese and Korean are also spoken.
01/01/2022 New Year
01/08/2022 Commonwealth Day
04/15/2022 Good Friday
05/30/2022 memorial day
04.07.2022 Independence Day
05.09.2022 Labor Day
11/04/2022 Citizenship Day
11/11/2022 Veterans Day
11/24/2022 Thanksgiving day
09.12.2022 Constitution Day
(a) Variations are possible from island to island.
(b) If a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the preceding Friday or following Monday is free. These peculiarities were not taken into account in the data given above.
Duty free shopping
The following items can be imported duty-free into the Northern Mariana Islands: 600 cigarettes and 454g of cigars or tobacco; 2.2L of spirits (but not beer) and 3.76L (1 US gallon) of wine and Japanese sake (persons 21 and over); Perfume for personal use. More information is available from Countryaah.com.
The export of coral, tortoiseshell and other natural treasures is prohibited.
Saipan Chamber of Commerce Marianas Business Plaza, PO Box 500806, Saipan MP 96950, Northern Mariana Islands Tel. +670 (0)234 71 50. Website: www.saipanchamber.com
Autodial Long Distance Service. There are public payphones on Saipan and in many hotels and restaurants.
Main providers: IT&E, MTC and Saipan Data Com (Internet: www.saipan.com).
Post offices are located on the three main islands; in addition, private postal services are available on Saipan. US postage rates apply. The post office on Saipan is open Mon-Fri 9am-4pm and Sat half-day.