Are Banks Open on Good Friday?

Find out if Good Friday is a bank holiday.

Good Friday 2018 takes place on Friday, March 30. The day marks the 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 mean it’s a traditional bank holiday. Here’s what you need to know about banks open on Good Friday.

Are Banks Open on Good Friday?

Good Friday is not a federal holiday, so public services such as the post office, schools and libraries will mostly remain open on March 30. The stock market will close on Good Friday, however, meaning the Nasdaq, New York Stock Exchange and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association will not be trading.

Eleven states 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 Good Friday 2018

Good Friday is not among the 2018 bank holidays, which makes it crucial to verify the hours with your local branches, as those banks or credit unions might choose to close on Good Friday.

Here’s the list of confirmed banks open Good Friday 2018:

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

Banks Closed on Good Friday

No major banks have reported complete closures on Good Friday. Many financial institutions leave the decision to close on certain holidays up to individual locations, however, so if you have important business to conduct on Good Friday, check with your preferred branch.

Depending on several factors, our branch will be open to deposit money, pay bills or take advantage of other services as normal. For the few that won’t be open, 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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