2024 Waitangi Day payments and closures
31 January 2024.
When we're open and when you'll be paid on Waitangi Day (Tuesday 6 February 2024).
If your payment is due on Tuesday 6 February, you'll be paid on Saturday 3 February.
There are no other changes to payments.
Our offices and contact centres
These will be closed on Tuesday 6 February.
Declare your income early
If you declare your income regularly, you may need to do this earlier than usual.
If you're paid early on Saturday 3 February, you'll need to declare your income before 10pm on Thursday 1 February.
Using our online services
You can use MyStudyLink at any time, including public holidays. MyStudyLink is our online service where you can apply and manage your information online. You can use it to do things like:
- declare income for your Student Allowance
- claim course-related costs on your Student Loan
- check the status of your application
- view and update your Student Loan living costs.