Year-end processing 2018/2019

Processing deadlines for private customers

Would you like to have your payment orders and transfers booked on time before the end of the year? Then please note the following information and deadlines.

Payment transactions Date
Payment transactions
Written orders received
Date
by 26.12.2018
Payment transactions
Electronic orders approved in e-finance
Date
by 27.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.

Transfer to retirement savings account 3a Date
Transfer to retirement savings account 3a
Written orders received
Date
by 27.12.2018
Transfer to retirement savings account 3a
Electronic orders approved in e-finance
Date
by 27.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.
Transfer to retirement savings account 3a
Fund orders for the retirement savings account 3a (in e-finance)
Date
by 27.12.2018, 10 a.m.

PostFinance Fonds
Date
PostFinance Fonds
Written orders received
Date
by 24.12.2018, 10 a.m.
PostFinance Fonds
Electronic orders approved in e-finance
Date
by 27.12.2018, 10 a.m.

Inpayments, transfers and withdrawals

Payments at the counter, transfers and cash withdrawals which are to be booked on time in 2018 or paid out must be carried out by the following deadlines.

  • The local opening hours of the post offices must be taken into account.

    Service
    Final deadline
    Service
    Inpayments to postal accounts in Switzerland
    Final deadline
    27.12.2018
    Service
    Inpayments to the holder’s own postal account via PostFinance Card
    Final deadline

    31.12.2018

    19 p.m.

    Service
    Inpayments to bank accounts in Switzerland
    Final deadline
    24.12.2018
    Service
    Cash withdrawals with the PostFinance Card at the post office counter
    Final deadline
    31.12.2018, 19 p.m.
    Service
    Cash withdrawals with the PostFinance Card from the Postomat
    Final deadline
    31.12.2018, 
     
    Service

    Inpayments to the retirement savings account 3a: Inpayments for 2019 can only be made from 3 January 2019

    Final deadline
    27.12.2018
    Service
    Submission of order forms for funds from PostFinance at the counter
    Final deadline
    21.12.2018
  • Service
    Final deadline
    Service
    Transfers to postal accounts in Switzerland
    Final deadline
    27.12.2018
    Service
    Transfers to bank accounts in Switzerland
    Final deadline
    26.12.2018
    Service
    Transfers to retirement savings account 3a: Inpayments for 2019 can only be made from 3 January 2019
    Final deadline
    27.12.2018
    Service
    Order forms for funds from PostFinance
    Final deadline
    24.12.2018 10 a.m.
    • Envelope received at the PostFinance Operations Center
    • The due date is the day after the date of the “final deadline”
  • Service
    Final deadline
    Service
    Transfers with the red inpayment slip (IS) to postal accounts in Switzerland
    Final deadline
    30.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.
    Service
    Transfers with the orange inpyment slip with reference number (ISR)
    Final deadline
    30.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.
    Service
    Transfer to bank accounts in Switzerland
    Final deadline
    30.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.
    Service

    Transfers to retirement savings account 3a (for 2018 tax year): Inpayments for 2019 can only be made from 2 January 2019

    Final deadline
    27.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.
    Service

    Fund orders for the retirement savings account 3a (in e-finance)

    Final deadline
    27.12.2018, 10 a.m.
    Service
    Orders of funds from PostFinance
    Final deadline
    27.12.2018, 10 a.m.
    Service
    Orders of medium-term notes
    Final deadline
    27.12.2018, 11.59 p.m.
    • Entry and approval of payments/orders completed
    • The due date is the day after the date of the “final deadline”
  • The deadlines for international payments depend on the product selection and the destination country.

  • Standing orders for Saturday 29 December 2018 and Sunday 30 December 2018 will be executed on Friday, 28 December 2018. If the “after bank holiday” option is selected with these standing orders, they will not be executed until Thursday 3 January 2019.

    “Are the amounts of your standing orders (e.g. health insurance, retirement savings account 3a) still correct? Invoice amounts often change at the turn of the year. Remember to update them in good time.”

  • This information excludes orders of unusual currencies and the ordering of amounts over > CHF 20,000. These are delivered one working day later.

    Christmas:

    • Orders carried out on 22 December 2018 before 4 p.m. will be delivered on 24 December 2018


    New Year:

    • Orders carried out on 29 December 2018 before 4 p.m. will be delivered on 31 December 2018