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Christmas and New Year opening

There are changes to Jobcentre Plus opening times over Christmas and New Year.

England and Wales

Date Opening times
Monday 23 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
Tuesday 24 December Offices and phone lines are open until 5pm
Wednesday 25 December Offices and phone lines are closed
Thursday 26 December Offices and phone lines are closed
Friday 27 December Offices are closed. Phone lines are open for missing or urgent payments only.
Monday 30 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
Tuesday 31 December Offices and phone lines are open until 5pm
Wednesday 1 January Offices and phone lines are closed
Thursday 2 January Offices and phone lines are open as usual
Friday 3 January Offices and phone lines are open as usual

Scotland

Date Opening times
Monday 23 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
Tuesday 24 December Offices and phone lines are open until 5pm
Wednesday 25 December Offices and phone lines are closed
Thursday 26 December Offices and phone lines are closed
Friday 27 December Offices and phone lines are open
Monday 30 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
Tuesday 31 December Offices and phone lines are open until 5pm
Wednesday 1 January Offices and phone lines are closed
Thursday 2 January Offices are closed
Friday 3 January Offices and phone lines are open as usual