In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

State Holidays in Year 2019

Banks and credit unions are not obligated to close on legal holidays (as set forth in Section 1-4 of the Connecticut General Statutes) but may, at their option, close or remain open for business on a full or partial basis on any day designated as a legal holiday. Connecticut banks and credit unions are required to give at least two weeks’ advance notice to their customers of holiday openings and closings by posting such notice in the lobby of each office.

Please contact your financial institution directly to determine whether or not it will open for business on a state holiday.

Legal holidays to be observed by the State of Connecticut in the year 2019 are:

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 21, 2019

Lincoln’s Birthday, February 12, 2019

Washington’s Birthday, February 18, 2019

Good Friday, April 19, 2019

Memorial Day, May 27, 2019

Independence Day, July 4, 2019

Labor Day, September 2, 2019

Columbus Day, October 14, 2019

Veterans Day, November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019

Christmas Day, December 25, 2019

The first holiday for 2020 is New Year’s Day which will be observed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

State Holidays 2018