Closure of Government Offices over Christmas / New Year Period

Members of the public are asked to note that most Government Offices will be closed on the following days over the Christmas and New Year period: 

Friday 25 December 2020, Monday 28 December 2020, Tuesday 29 December 2020, Friday 1 January 2021 

In addition, the following special arrangements apply

Registration Offices, for the registration of births and deaths as follows: 

  • Douglas – will close at 4.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2020. Closed Friday 25 December to Monday 28 December 2020. Open Tuesday 29 December, Wednesday 30 December 2020 normal opening times and will close at 4.00pm on Thursday 31 December 2020. Closed Friday 1 January to Sunday 3 January Normal hours from Monday 4 January 2021. 
  • Castletown – will be closed from 12 noon Wednesday 23 December 2020 through until 9.00am 4th January 2021. 
  • Ramsey – will close at 4.00pm Thursday 24th December 2020. Closed on Friday 25 December to Monday 28 December 2020. Open Tuesday 29 December and Wednesday 30 December 2020 normal opening times, Thursday 31 December 2020 open from 9.00am – 4.00pm. Closed Friday 1 January to Monday 4 January 2021, open on Tuesday 5 January 2021 normal opening times. 
  • Peel – will be closed from 12.00 noon on Wednesday 23 December 2020 through until 9.00am on Monday 4 January 2021. Will be available on call if required.

Social Security, Ramsey Office – will close at 4.30pm Tuesday 22 December 2020 and re-opens at 9.15am Tuesday 5 January 2021. 

Social Security and Housing, Markwell House – counter closes at 1.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2020, will be closed Friday 25 December, Monday 28 December and Tuesday 29 December 2020. Open normal time on Wednesday 30 December and will close at 1.00pm on Thursday 31 December 2020. Closed Friday 1 January and will re-open on Monday 4 January 2021. 

Passport, Immigration and Nationality Office – counters close at 3.30pm on Thursday 24 December and Thursday 31 December 2020.

Welcome Centre – will close at 4.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2020. Closed on Friday 25 December, Saturday 26 December and Sunday 27 December 2020. Open Monday 28 December, Tuesday 29 December, Wednesday 30 December and Thursday 31 December from 8.00am – 4.00pm. Closed on Friday 1 January 2021 and will re-open on Saturday 2 January 2021 from 8.00am – 6.00pm. 

Manx Utilities – will close at 4.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2020. Closed on Friday 25 December and Monday 28 December 2020, open Tuesday 29 December and Wednesday 30 December 2020 from 8.30am – 5.00pm. Will close at 4.00pm on Thursday 31 December 2020, Closed on Friday 1 January 2021 and will re-open on Monday 4 January 2021. 

Vehicle Test Centre – will close at 4.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2020 and re-open on Monday 4 January 2021. 

Poortown and Stoney Mountain Quarries – will close at 3.30pm on Thursday 24 December 2020 and re-open on Monday 4 January 2021. 

University College Isle of Man – public counter closes at 12 noon on Thursday 24 December 2020 and re-open on Monday 4 January 2021. 

Airport and Sea Terminal – closed on Friday 25 December 2020. 

On Thursday 24 December 2020 and Thursday 31 December 2020 closing times for all other public counters will be 4.00pm.