Christmas Payments

Please find the full details of our cut-off times over the Christmas period below. We'd like to wish all our customers a Happy Christmas!

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Christmas Payments

2021 Payment Processing days

  • Republic of Ireland Christmas 2021 Payment Processing days

    BUSINESS ON LINE HELPDESK OPENING HOURS

    Date Helpdesk Opening Hours
    Wednesday 22nd December 09:00 – 17:00
    Thursday 23rd December 09:00 – 17:00
    Friday 24th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Monday 27th December CLOSED
    Tuesday 28th December CLOSED
    Wednesday 29th December CLOSED
    Thursday 30th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Friday 31st December 09:00 – 17:00
    Monday 3rd January CLOSED
    Tuesday 4th January 09:00 – 17:00

    NON PROCESSING DAYS

    Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th December 2021 and Monday 3rd of January 2022 are non-processing days in the Republic of Ireland.

    CUT OFF TIMES

    All Cut-off times for payments will remain the same as per normal. For the processing of salary payments over the Christmas period, please ensure that you submit and authorise your file/payments in plenty of time and note the non-processing days.

    On the 24th of December please ensure that all international Cross Border and SDMT payments are input and Authorised before 12pm where possible to ensure that they are processed on time.

    PROCESSING DAYS

    SEPA PAYMENTS – THIRD PARTY (Single Shot) PAYMENTS:

    Please note the cut off time for SEPA Domestic Payments to BOI accounts will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    NON-BOI SEPA BENEFICIARY ACCOUNTS FOR NEXT DAY PAYMENT:

    Please note the cut off time will remain unchanged over the Christmas period

    Value Date Payment Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Friday 24th December Thursday 30th December
    Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Friday 31st December1 Tuesday 4th January

    EFT ARRANGEMENTS – BOL EFT & BOL IMPORT CREDIT BULK FILES:

    Please note the cut off time will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    For the processing of salary payments over the Christmas period, please ensure that you submit and authorise your file/payment in plenty of time and note the non-processing days.

    Processing Date Payment Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Friday 24th December Thursday 30th December
    Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Friday 31st December2 Tuesday 4th January

    DIRECT DEBIT PROCESSING – BOL PAYMENT PLUS & BOL FILEGATEWAY:

    Please note the cut off time will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    As of November 21st 2016 all direct debits can be collected D-1 cycle once the file is received before 11:00am on the Input & Authorise date.

    Input & Authorise Date Collection Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Friday 24th December Monday 27th December
    Monday 27th December Tuesday 28th December
    Tuesday 28th December Wednesday 29th December
    Wednesday 29th December Thursday 30th December
    Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Friday 31st December Monday 3rd January

    DIRECT CREDIT PROCESSING – BOL PAYMENT PLUS & BOL FILEGATEWAY:

    Please note the cut off time will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    Input Date & Authorise Date Payment Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Friday 24th December Monday 27th December
    Monday 27th December Tuesday 28th December
    Tuesday 28th December Wednesday 29th December
    Wednesday 29th December Thursday 30th December
    Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Friday 31st December Monday 3rd January

    CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS

    Please note the cut off times for International Payments will remain unchanged over the Christmas period. However please ensure early submissions of cross border payments where possible.

    SDMT PAYMENTS

    Cut-off times will remain as normal: However please ensure early submission of SDMT payments where possible.

    For further assistance please contact the Business on Line Helpdesk:

    Tel: 0818 818 265 (ROI) / 0345 309 8123 (NI) / 0345 309 8124 (GB)

    Email: Business.Online@boi.com

  • Great Britain Christmas 2021 Payment Processing days

    BUSINESS ON LINE HELPDESK OPENING HOURS

    Date Helpdesk Opening Hours
    Wednesday 22nd December 09:00 – 17:00
    Thursday 23rd December 09:00 – 17:00
    Friday 24th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Monday 27th December CLOSED
    Tuesday 28th December CLOSED
    Wednesday 29th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Thursday 30th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Friday 31st December 09:00 – 17:00
    Monday 3rd January CLOSED
    Tuesday 4th January 09:00 – 17:00

    NON PROCESSING DAYS

    Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th, and Monday 3rd of January 2022 are non-processing days in Great Britain.

    CUT OFF TIMES

    All Cut-off times for payments will remain as normal. For the processing of salary payments over the Christmas period, please ensure that you submit and authorise your file/payments in plenty of time and note the non-processing days.

    On the 24th of December please ensure that all International Cross Border and CHAPS payments are input and authorised before 12pm where possible to ensure that they are processed on time.

    PROCESSING DAYS

    DOMESTIC BOI PAYMENTS:

    Please note the cut off time for Domestic Payments to BOI accounts will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    NON-BOI DOMESTIC BENEFICIARY ACCOUNTS FOR NEXT DAY PAYMENTS

    Please note the cut off times will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    Value Date Payment Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Wednesday 29th December Thursday 30th December
    Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Friday 31st December Tuesday 4th January

    BACS ARRANGEMENTS BOL BACS & IMPORT

    Please note the cut off times will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    For the processing of salary payments over the Christmas period, please ensure that you submit and authorise your file/payment in plenty of time and note the non-processing days.

    Input Day Processing Day Payment Date
    Tuesday 21st December Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December Wednesday 29th December
    Friday 24th December3 Wednesday 29th December Thursday 30th December
    Wednesday 29th December Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Thursday 30th December4 Friday 31st December Tuesday 4th January
    Friday 31st December Tuesday 4th January Wednesday 5th January

    CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS:

    Please note the cut off times for International Payments will remain unchanged over the Christmas period. However please ensure early submission of Cross Border payments where possible.

    CHAPS PAYMENTS:

    Cut-off times will remain as normal: However please ensure early submission of CHAPS payments where possible.

    For further assistance please contact the Business on Line Helpdesk:

    Tel: 0818 818 265 (ROI) / 0345 309 8123 (NI) / 0345 309 8124 (GB)

    Email: Business.Online@boi.com

  • Northern Ireland Christmas 2021 Payment Processing days

    BUSINESS ON LINE HELPDESK OPENING HOURS

    Date Helpdesk Opening Hours
    Wednesday 22nd December 09:00 – 17:00
    Thursday 23rd December 09:00 – 17:00
    Friday 24th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Monday 27th December CLOSED
    Tuesday 28th December CLOSED
    Wednesday 29th December CLOSED
    Thursday 30th December 09:00 – 17:00
    Friday 31st December 09:00 – 17:00
    Monday 3rd January CLOSED
    Tuesday 4th January 09:00 – 17:00

    NON PROCESSING DAYS

    Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th December 2021 and Monday 3rd of January 2022 are non-processing days in Northern Ireland.

    CUT OFF TIMES

    All Cut-off times for payments will remain as normal. For the processing of salary payments over the Christmas period, please ensure that you submit and authorise your file/payments in plenty of time and note the non-processing days.

    On the 24th of December please ensure that all International Cross Border and CHAPS payments are input and authorised before 12pm where possible to ensure that they are processed on time.

    PROCESSING DAYS

    DOMESTIC PAYMENTS – THIRD PARTY PAYMENTS

    Please note the cut off time for Domestic Payments to BOI accounts will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    NON-BOI BENEFICIARY ACCOUNTS FOR NEXT DAY PAYMENT

    Please note the cut off times will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    Input Date & Authorise Date Payment Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Friday 24th December Thursday 30th December
    Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Friday 31st December Tuesday 4th January

    BACS ARRANGEMENTS BOL BACS & IMPORT

    Please note the cut off times will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    For the processing of salary payments over the Christmas period, please ensure that you submit and authorise your file/payment as early as possible and note the non-processing days.

    Input Day Processing Day Payment Date
    Wednesday 22nd December Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December
    Thursday 23rd December Friday 24th December Thursday 30th December
    Friday 24th December5 Thursday 30th December Friday 31st December
    Thursday 30th December4 Friday 31st December Tuesday 4th January
    Friday 31st December Tuesday 4th January Wednesday 5th January

    CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS

    Please note the cut off times for International Payments will remain unchanged over the Christmas period. Please ensure early submissions of cross border payments where possible.

    CHAPS PAYMENTS

    Cut-off times will remain as normal. Please ensure early submission of CHAPS payments where possible.

    For further assistance please contact the Business on Line Helpdesk:

    Tel: 0818 818 265 (ROI) / 0345 309 8123 (NI) / 0345 309 8124 (GB)

    Email: Business.Online@boi.com


Helpdesk Opening Hours

The Business On Line Helpdesk opening hours will be as follows over the Christmas period:

Tel: 0818 818 265 (ROI) / 0345 309 8123 (NI) / 0345 309 8124 (GB)

Email: Business.Online@boi.com

Date Helpdesk Opening Hours
Tuesday 22nd December 09:00 – 17:00
Thursday 23rd December 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 24th December 09:00 – 17:00
Monday 27th December CLOSED
Tuesday 28th December CLOSED
Wednesday 29th December CLOSED6
Thursday 30th December 09:00 – 17:00
Friday 31st December 09:00 – 17:00
Monday 3rd January CLOSED
Tuesday 4th January 09:00 – 17:00

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers a very Happy Christmas.

Bank of Ireland is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.
Bank of Ireland (UK) plc is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority
1 Please note due to the bank holiday on the 3rd of January any payments with a value date of Friday 31st of December will not credit until Tuesday 4th of January.
2 Please note due to the bank holiday on the 3rd of January any files input for processing on Friday 31st of December will not credit until Tuesday 4th of January.
3 Due to the bank holidays on 27th and 28th of December any files input on Friday 24th will not credit until Thursday 30th of December.
4 Due to the bank holiday on 3rd of January any files input on Thursday 30th will not credit until Tuesday 4th of January.
5 Due to the bank holidays on 27th, 28th and 29th of December any files input on Friday 24th will not credit until Friday 31st of December.
6 Open for GB customers only 09:00-17:00.

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