These are the current changes that apply to Jobcentre Plus opening times over Christmas and New Year.

You can use these details if you need to contact the jobcentre plus over xmas.

Jobcentre Christmas Opening Hours 

 Jobcentre Christmas Opening Times for 2023 are as follows. The offices will be closed on the following days.

DWP JCP Jobcentres In England and Wales

DWP Operating times and payments over Christmas and New Year
There are changes to Jobcentre Plus opening hours over Christmas and New
Year.

  • 24 December The offices are closed. Phone lines are open for missing or urgent payments only
  • 25 December Offices and phone lines are closed
  • 28 December Offices and phone lines are closed
  • 29 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
  • 30 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
  • 31 December Offices and phone lines are open as usual
  • 1 January Offices and phone lines are closed

DWP JCP Jobcentres In Scotland

24th December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are open as usual
25th December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are closed
28th December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are closed
29th December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are open as usual
30th December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are open as usual
31st December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are closed
1st December 2023 – Offices and phone lines are closed
4th December 2023 – Offices are closed. Phone lines are open for urgent inquiries about payments only
From , January 5, 2023, offices and phone lines will be open as normal.