The next Bank Holiday in 2017 in England and Wales is August 28th ( Summer Bank Holiday ).

Your payment should be made on the Friday 25th August.

If it’s a bank holiday in the UK your benefits and tax credits payments should be early.

Benefits are usually paid straight into your bank, building society or credit union account.

If your payment is due on a bank holiday, you’ll be paid on the last working day before the holiday.

If Monday is your normal payment day you should receive your payment on the Friday before, unless that is also a bank holiday, in which case you will be paid on Thursday. If your normal payment is made on Friday and it is a bank holiday you should be paid on Thursday.

 

Child Benefit – Bank holiday payment dates

Your Child Benefit payment is usually paid early if it’s due on a bank holiday. Payments might be late for some bank holidays in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Due date Payment date
20 March 2017 21 March – Northern Ireland only
17 April 2017 13 April
1 May 2017 28 April
29 May 2017 26 May
7 August 2017 8 August – Scotland only
8 August 2017 9 August – Scotland only
28 August 2017 25 August
25 December 2017 21 December
26 December 2017 22 December
1 January 2018 29 December
2 January 2018 3 January – Scotland only

Tax Credits – Bank holiday payment dates

If it’s a bank holiday anywhere in the UK your payment may be early.

Due date Payment date
17 March 2017 16 March
20 March 2017 17 March – England, Scotland and Wales only
14 April 2017 13 April
17 April 2017 13 April
1 May 2017 28 April
29 May 2017 26 May
12 July 2017 11 July
13 July 2017 12 July – England, Scotland and Wales only
7 August 2017 4 August
8 August 2017 7 August – England, Wales and Northern Ireland only
28 August 2017 25 August
25 December 2017 22 December
26 December 2017 22 December
27 December 2017 22 December
28 December 2017 27 December – England, Scotland and Wales only
1 January 2018 29 December
2 January 2018 29 December
3 January 2018 2 January – England, Wales and Northern Ireland only