LIST: Bank Schedule for Christmas Holidays 2021, New Year

MANILA, Philippines – Major banks in the country announced the banking hours schedule for the 2021 Christmas holidays and operations for New Year (first week of January 2022).

During the long holiday break, select bank branches will be open to serve their clients. Check out the updated list of banks and their schedule for December 2021 to January 3, 2022.

Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank)

Metrobank is adjusting banking hours in branches nationwide this holiday season.

These are the schedules:

December 24
  • Most branches are open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • For check deposits done over the counter, clearing time is at 2:00 PM


Local community measures may cause branch banking hours and cut-off times to be adjusted without prior notice. Please check the announcements of your local government units or call your branch to confirm if needed.

December 31, 2021
  • Selected branches are open from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • For check deposits done over the counter, clearing time is at 3:00 PM

Check the list of open branches here, which is updated regularly:

Banco de Oro (BDO)

BDO branches will be open until 2PM on December 24 and 31.

Selected branches are open on December 30 until 4pm.

Branches are closed on December 25 and January 1.

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)

Here are reminders:

December 17 and 22, 2021:

Check clearing cut-off for all BPI branches: 2PM. Branches will close at 3PM.

December 24 and 31, 2021:

Check clearing cut-off for all branches: 11:30 AM. Branches will close at 1:00 PM.

For all other weekdays of December, see branch schedules here:

United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB)

UCPB branches will serve you from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on December 24 and December 31, 2021.

Some provincial branches may also have shortened banking hours in compliance with local banking directives.

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)

All RCBC Branches will be open on Dec. 24 & 31, 2021 until 1:00PM.

You may also continue to do your transactions online with RCBC Online Banking.

Philippine National Bank (PNB)

PNB branches are closed on December 25, 26, 30, 2021 and January 1 and 2, 2022 except for NAIA branches.

Check out banking Operations for NAIA branches here:

For inquiries and concerns, you may contact PNB's 24/7 Bank Customer Care Hotline at (+632) 8573-8888 or our 24/7 Cards Customer Care Hotline at (+632) 8818-9818.

Security Bank

Security Bank will observe shortened banking hours on December 24, 2021 (Friday). All* branches will close at 2:00 pm, while the *Balanga branch will close at noon.

Due to the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, their branches in the areas affected will be closed or will observe shortened hours. Refer to their list of open branches here:

For assistance during this time, you may call our Customer Service hotline at (02) 8887-9188.

You may also email the following:
  • Credit cards -
  • Other bank-related concerns -

Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCom)

December 24: Clearing cut-off – 1:00 PM
Closing Time – 1:30 PM

December 30: Closed

December 31: Clearing cut-off – 1:00 PM
Closing Time – 1:30 PM

See full list of branch schedule here:

Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK)

LANDBANK is normally sharing their daily bank schedules on their Facebook page:

EastWest Bank

Select branches will have temporary adjustment of banking hours from December 20 to 24.

Please be advised that from December 20 to 24, the following stores will be observing adjusted banking hours from 9:00...

Posted by EastWest Bank on Sunday, December 19, 2021

Stay tuned to their Facebook page and/or website ( for the developments.

Maybank Philippines

Maybank branches will be on shortened banking hours on December 24 & 31, 2021, except for these branches that will continue to operate on normal banking hours:
  • Main Office Branch
  • Legaspi Towers
  • San Fernando
  • Iloilo Business Center
  • Lipa
  • Davao Business Center

Maybank branches will be on shortened banking hours on December 24 & 31, 2021, except for these branches that will...

Posted by Maybank on Tuesday, December 21, 2021


December 24 - All PSBank branches nationwide will be OPEN until 2PM. For over-the-counter check deposits, clearing cut-off time is 2PM.

December 30 - All PSBank branches will be CLOSED. Meanwhile, all their ATMs and PSBank Mobile/Online will be available for your banking needs.

China Bank

December 24 - All branches are open until 12nn* except for branches heavily affected by Typhoon Odette.

December 25 - All branches are closed

For your convenience and protection, they encourage you to use China Bank's digital channels, available 24/7 -- Mobile App, Online Banking, Phone Banking and ATMs.


LIST: Bank Schedule for Christmas Holidays 2021, New Year

Schedule for below banks will be posted here once available. You may also check updates on their Facebook accounts.
  • Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP)
  • Union Bank of the Philippines

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