Opening hours

The European Chemicals Agency's business hours are:
Monday to Friday 09:00–18:00 (Helsinki time)


Submissions through ECHA’s IT tools (REACH-IT, R4BP 3, ePIC, ECHA submission portal)

ECHA’s Submission IT tools are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To perform the necessary maintenance, REACH-IT is closed every Monday morning from 7:00 to 10:00 (Helsinki time).

ECHA’s helpdesk support is available during ECHA’s business hours via contact page.


Public holidays this year

Public holidays in 2022

  • 6 January, Thursday, Epiphany
  • 14 April, Thursday, Maundy Thursday
  • 15 April, Friday, Good Friday
  • 18 April, Monday, Easter Monday
  • 9 May, Monday, Schuman Day
  • 26 May, Thursday, Ascension Day
  • 27 May, Friday, Day following Ascension
  • 24 June, Friday, Midsummer Eve
  • 1 November, Tuesday, All Saints’ Day
  • 6 December, Tuesday, Independence Day
  • 22 to 30 December, Thursday to Friday, ECHA end of year closure (7 days)

public holidays next year