Here's Your Guide to Bank Hours During ECQ 2021

Plan your transactions accordingly.

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Banks across the greater Manila area have shortened their operating hours due to the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine until Easter Sunday, April 4.

Here's your guide to the operating hours of different banks during the ECQ period:


From March 29 to 31, all BPI branches in Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan, and Rizal will be open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Branches in all other areas will operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Check clearing cut-off in all branches will be at 12 noon. All branches will be closed from April 1 to 4 in observance of the Holy Week holidays.

The complete list of open branches can be found here.


BDO branches under ECQ will operate with a skeleton workforce from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All branches will be closed from April 1 to 4 in observance of the Holy Week holidays.



All Metrobank branches nationwide will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Clearing time for all check deposits done over-the-counter is moved to 12 noon. All branches are closed on April 1 and 2 in observance of the Holy Week holidays.

Robinsons Bank

Only select Robinsons Bank branches will be open during the ECQ period. Details are available here.

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RBank Digital will remain operational, it said.

Security Bank

Shortened banking hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will be observed in all Security Bank branches in the greater Manila area. Branches in areas not covered by the ECQ will follow existing banking hours.


All PSBank branches nationwide will observe shortened banking hours of 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. from March 29 to 21 except for Cavite-Imus Lancaster and Cebu- Lapu Lapu (9:30 a.m.-3 p.m) ; Cebu Consolacion (9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.)

Clearing cut-off for check deposits will be at 2:00 p.m. Some PSBank branches in the greater Manila area will be closed



From March 29 to 31, RCBC branches in the greater Manila area will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All other RCBC branches in non-ECQ areas will operate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. unless otherwise adjusted by the concerned local government unit. All RCBC branches will be closed in observance of the Holy Week holidays from April 1 to 4.


Customers can check the list of open branches here.

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