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!

Christmas Payments

2019 Payment Processing days

  • Republic of Ireland Christmas Payment Processing days

    NON PROCESSING DAYS

    Wednesday 25th, Thursday 26th, Friday 27th December and Wednesday 1st January 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.

    PROCESSING DAYS

    SEPA PAYMENTS – THIRD PARTY (Single Shot) PAYMENTS:

    Please note the cut off time for 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
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December
    Tuesday 24th December Monday 30th December1
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January2

    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
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December
    Tuesday 24th December Monday 30th December1
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January2

    DIRECT DEBIT PROCESSING – BOL PAYMENT PLUS & BOL FILEGATEWAY:

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

    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
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December
    Tuesday 24th December Friday 27th December
    Wednesday 25th December Monday 30th December
    Thursday 26th December Monday 30th December
    Friday 27th December Monday 30th December
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd 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
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December
    Tuesday 24th December Friday 27th December
    Wednesday 25th December Monday 30th December
    Thursday 26th December Monday 30th December
    Friday 27th December Monday 30th December
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January

    For further assistance please contact the Business On Line Helpdesk:

    Tel: 1890 818 265 (ROI) / 0845 309 8123 (NI) / 0845 309 8124 (GB)

    Email: Business.Online@boi.com

  • Great Britain Christmas Payment Processing days

    NON PROCESSING DAYS

    Wednesday 25th, Thursday 26th December and Wednesday 1st January are non-processing days in Great Britain.

    CUT OFF TIMES

    Cut-off times for payments sent from Great Britain jurisdiction Business On Line profiles over the Christmas period.

    PROCESSING DAYS

    SEPA PAYMENTS:

    Cut off times will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    DOMESTIC BOI PAYMENTS:

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

    DOMESTIC NON BOI THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARY ACCOUNTS FOR NEXT DAY PAYMENT:

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

    Value Date Payment Date
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December
    Tuesday 24th December Friday 27th December (GB only)
    Friday 27th December Monday 30th December
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 1st 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
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December Friday 27th December (GB only)
    Tuesday 24th December Friday 27th December Monday 30th December
    Friday 27th December Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January Friday 3rd January
    Thursday 2nd January Friday 3rd January Monday 6th January

    CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS:

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

    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: 1890 818 265 (ROI) / 0845 309 8123 (NI) / 0845 309 8124 (GB)

    Email: Business.Online@boi.com

  • Northern Ireland Christmas Payment Processing days

    NON PROCESSING DAYS

    Wednesday 25th, Thursday 26th, Friday 27th December and Wednesday 1st of January are non-processing days in Northern Ireland.

    CUT OFF TIMES

    All Cut-off times for payments will remain the same as per normal.

    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.

    SEPA PAYMENTS:

    Cut off times will remain unchanged over the Christmas period.

    DOMESTIC NON BOI THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARY ACCOUNTS FOR NEXT DAY PAYMENT:

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

    Value Date Payment Date
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December
    Tuesday 24th December Monday 30th December
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January
    Thursday 2nd January Friday 3rd 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
    Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December Monday 30th December
    Tuesday 24th December Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December
    Monday 30th December Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January
    Tuesday 31st December Thursday 2nd January Friday 3rd January
    Thursday 2nd January Friday 3rd January Monday 6th January

    CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS

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

    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: 1890 818 265 (ROI) / 0845 309 8123 (NI) / 0845 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: 1890 818 265 (ROI) / 0345 309 8123 (NI) / 0345 309 8124 (GB)

Email: Business.Online@boi.com

Date Helpdesk Opening Hours
Tuesday 24th December 08:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 25th December CLOSED
Thursday 26th December CLOSED
Friday 27th December CLOSED3
Monday 30th December 08:00 – 18.00
Tuesday 31st December 08:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 1st January CLOSED

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 For Bank of Ireland customers funds will be available on 25th December.
2 For Bank of Ireland customers, funds will be available on 1st January.
3 Open for GB customers only 09:00 - 18:00.

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