Are Banks Open on Good Friday 2017?

These are the banks that will be open on Good Friday.

Good Friday 2017 takes place on Friday, April 14. The day marks the death and crucifixion of Jesus Christ ahead of Sunday’s Easter celebration of his resurrection. As a major Christian holiday, many will observe the day by fasting and attending a religious service. But that doesn’t necessarily mean your bank will be closed.

Is Good Friday a Bank Holiday?

Good Friday is not a federal holiday, so public services like the post office, schools and libraries will mostly remain open on April 14. The stock market will close on Good Friday, however, meaning both Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange will not be trading.

There are 11 states that recognize Good Friday as a state holiday: Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee and Texas. Residents of these states might find that some municipal services and businesses, as well as banks, are closed for Good Friday.

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Banks Open on Good Friday

With the Federal Reserve Bank remaining open, the majority of banks will conduct regular business hours to serve their customers. If you live in a state listed above or bank with a Christian financial institution, you should verify hours with your local branches, as those banks or credit unions might choose to close on Good Friday. Below is the full list of banks that are confirmed to remain open, keeping normal hours, on Good Friday this year.

  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the West
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • BB&T
  • Capital One Bank
  • Chase Bank
  • Citizens Bank
  • Comerica Bank
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • HSBC Bank
  • Huntington Bank
  • Huntington State Bank
  • KeyBank
  • M&T Bank
  • People’s United Bank
  • PNC Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • Santander Bank
  • SunTrust Bank
  • TD Bank
  • Union Bank
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Banks Closed on Good Friday

Although most banks will remain open, there are a couple that are observing Good Friday and will be closed. Here are the few banks that are confirmed to be closed on Good Friday this year.

  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Citibank: Some branch locations will be closed on Good Friday.

Wherever you bank, chances are that your bank will be open on Good Friday to deposit money, pay bills or take advantage of other services as normal. For the few that are not, ATMs and online and mobile systems will all still be accessible if you find yourself needing to do some banking this Good Friday.

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  • manda

    Thank you for the information

  • Mae Stephenson

    Of course the Federal Government does not recognize Easter as a holiday. What do they care about our Lord and Savior–Jesus Christ? That is what is wrong with our country today. Well I CARE!!!!!!!

    • robert grant

      It is separation of church and state, the federal government does not recognize any one specific religion so that all religions can be equal to do what they want. You need special treatment?

    • Mike Gentile

      The Bible is man made. It was put together by the evil Constantine in 325ad.

    • Scott Wilson

      Damn is that what’s wrong with this country? Smh…I think there’s a lot more wrong than some petty ass Good Friday being a holiday