LIST: Bank schedule ECQ, Holy Week 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Most of the banks will have shortened operating hours due to COVID-19 surge and are closed from Maundy Thursday until Easter Sunday, April 1 to 4, for the observance of Holy Week 2021. View on this page for the updated list of bank schedules.

LIST: Bank schedule ECQ, Holy Week 2021

On Saturday, March 27, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the implementation of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the strictest quarantine status, in Metro Manila and its nearby provinces from March 29 to April 4. With this mandate, there will be a limited movement and only accessing essential goods and services will be allowed.

EXPLAINER: What is ECQ in NCR Plus?

In compliance with quarantine restrictions, banks in the Greater Manila Area or 'NCR Plus' will be on skeleton workforce during the duration of the ECQ.


Earlier, several banks announced adjustments of operations due to the continuing upward trend in COVID-19 infections in the country.

Check out updated bank schedule this Holy Week here:


Metrobank is implementing shortened banking hours in all its branches nationwide.

The new schedule also follows the recent announcement of placing the Greater Manila Area, including Rizal, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna, on Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Only select branches are open in these areas from March 29 to 31, and will observe the new shortened banking hours.

Shortened banking hours for open branches

All Metrobank branches will observe the following schedules:
  • Branches are open, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday to Friday
  • Clearing time for all check deposits done over-the-counter is moved to 12:00 NN
  • Branches are closed during local and national holidays.

This means that Metrobank branches are closed on April 1 to 4.

Check out list of open branches here.

BDO Unibank

Branches will be open from March 29 to 31 up to 3 pm only (Monday to Wednesday).

They will suspend operations on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday (April 1 and 2).

"During this time, we encourage you to bank safely from home with BDO Digital Banking, BDO Mobile Banking and BDO Pay," BDO said.

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

In view of the declaration of ECQ for NCR Plus, BPI branch operations from March 29 to 31 are as follows:

1. Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan and Rizal branches: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

2. All other areas: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

3. Check clearing cut-off in all branches will be at 12 noon.

All branches will be closed from April 1 to 4 in observance of the Holy Week holidays.

The complete list of OPEN branches can be found here.

"We encourage you to stay home and take advantage of our digital channels such as BPI Online, BPI Mobile app, ATMs, and CAMs for your everyday banking transactions," BPI said.

PS Bank

ALL PSBank Branches Nationwide will have SHORTENED BANKING HOURS 8:30 am to 3pm except Cavite-Imus Lancaster, Cebu Lapu-Lapu, & Cebu Consolacion.

"PSBank from HOME. Our PSBank Mobile/Online Banking services are available 24/7 for your banking needs."

Philippine National Bank (PNB)

From March 22 until April 16, PNB's nationwide branch banking hours (except for mall-based and NAIA branches) shall be from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

#PSBankAdvisory: Branch Schedule for March 29-31, 2021 All PSBank Branches nationwide will have SHORTENED BANKING HOURS...

Posted by PSBank on Sunday, March 28, 2021

Security Bank

Security Bank will observe shortened banking hours of 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in all branches within the NCR Plus bubble due to ECQ. This will be strictly implemented starting March 29 (Monday) until April 4, 2021 (Sunday) in ALL NCR, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, and Cavite branches.

Branch operations in other areas not mentioned are expected to continue as usual.

United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB)

Select UCPB branches will have shortened banking hours from March 22 to April 4. For the complete list of branches, please visit

All UCPB branches will also be closed on Holy Thursday and Good Friday, April 1 and 2, 2021. Regular banking operations will resume on Easter Monday, April 5, 2021.

China Bank

Starting March 29, 2021 until April 4, 2021, in line with government directives to enforce ECQ in NCR and nearby provinces, selected China Bank branches are open to serve you from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Check clearing cut-off time is 1:30 pm.

For your convenience and protection, Chinabank urged clients to use their digital channels, at your service 24/7 -- Mobile App, Online Banking, Phone Banking, and ATMs.

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)

In compliance with the ECQ guidelines, RCBC branches in the following areas will have adjusted banking hours beginning March 29 to 31, 2021:

In Metro Manila and Rizal, select RCBC Branches will be open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Check list of open branches at

RCBC Branches in the other ECQ areas of Bulacan, Laguna and Cavite will also be open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

All RCBC Branches in non-ECQ areas will operate from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM unless otherwise adjusted by the LGU.

All RCBC Branches will be closed in observance of the Holy Week from April 1 to 4, 2021.

Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCom)

In observance of the Lenten Season, PBCOM Branches will be closed on April 1 (Thursday) and 2(Friday) 2021. Meanwhile, you may continue your banking transactions through their digital banking channels POP (PBCOM Online Platform) and PBCOMobile.

Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK)

View the updated list of open and closed LANDBANK branches and branch-lites and their operating hours via their Facebook page and website

Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP)

DBP branches will remain open and operate on shortened banking hours from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, starting March 22, 2021 until further notice.

Please be advised that DBP will be undergoing systems upgrade this week.

ATM services will be temporarily unavailable from Wednesday, March 31 up to Sunday, April 4, 2021:
  • DBP ATMs will be unavailable
  • DBP cardholders will be unable to use their cards in other banks’ ATMs
  • Please plan and conduct your ATM transactions ahead of this scheduled activity.

EastWest Bank

Starting March 29, new store hours in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna are now from 9 AM to 3PM, Mondays to Fridays.

The rest of branches are open from 9 AM to 5 PM except those with shortened banking hours due to community quarantine*

*Isabela-Roxas (9AM to 1PM)

24/7 banking is still available via their EastWest ATMS, as well as Online and Mobile Banking.

Maybank Philippines

Banking hours: 9 AM - 3 PM for all Maybank branches nationwide.

For updates on closed/open branches, please visit here.

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