Are Banks Open On Good Friday 2022? The USA And UK Opening Hours Explored: As the Easter weekend is about to start and as usual it is quite tough to keep in mind what is open during the festival. In this article, we will tell you what is the opening hours of different kinds of outlets and most importantly what about the finance sector or banks. As people are perplexed regarding the bank’s holiday. Good Friday is on 15th April 2022 and many people want to know if banks will open on Good Friday or not. And we have prepared this article for our readers to kill their queries. So be sticky with this page and read all the sections that have been positioned downward on this page. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Are Banks Open On Good Friday 2022?
However, Good Friday is not a federal holiday in the United States of America which means banks are not compelled to shut their services on Good Friday. We have concluded that America’s banks such as Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo & Co should remain in service with normal working hours on Good Friday. But there are some states in the US that recognize Good Friday as a public holiday. Keep reading this article and take a look at the next section to learn what are those states in the US where banks remain closed on 15th April 2022.
Banks Open On Good Friday In USA and UK
According to the sources, 11 out of 50 states recognize this festival as a public holiday. Those states are New Jersey, Louisiana, Connecticut, Hawaii, Delaware, Indiana, North Dakota, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Meanwhile, in Texas, it is observed as an optional holiday whereas in Kentucky it is observed as a half-day holiday. If you are a resident of any of the aforementioned states then banks could reduce their working hours or remain closed on Good Friday. For more confirmation, you can make a phone call at your bank’s customer care number. Let’s take a look at the UK’s banks in the next section.
Unlike the USA, in the UK Good Friday is a federal holiday and there will be an official holiday on the occasion of Good Friday which means banks will be remained shut for a full day during the festival. Banks like Barclays, HSBC, NatWest, Halifax, Lloyds, Santander, TSB, and Royal Bank of Scotland are a few banks that will be closed on Good Friday, that’s is for sure. The exception is Metro Bank as it will remain in service and open with full working hours from 11 AM to 5 PM on Good Friday.