Northern Ireland £5 and £10 paper notes are to be withdrawn from circulation on Monday. In February, Bank of Ireland, Danske Bank and Ulster Bank began circulating notes made from polymer – a thin plastic material. From Monday, retailers can refuse to accept the older paper notes at their own discretion.
Are Bank of Ireland notes still valid?
These notes are still in circulation and some may have different dates and signatures from those shown below, however the security features will remain the same. If in doubt, please go to your branch. Please click on each note below for further detail on their individual security features.
Can you still change 10 pound notes at the bank?
If you want to swap the old notes over for new tender you will have to make the trip to a bank, building society or Post Office. You will need to be an account holder with the bank for them to exchange the note. You can use your local Post Office to deposit the old tenners into your bank account too.
Is the Irish ten note legal tender in England?
Scottish, Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Manx banknotes are not legal tender in England and Wales. However, they are not illegal under English law and creditors and traders may accept them if they so choose.
Can you still use old 10 pound notes?
Exchanging old notes
The current £10 note replaces our paper £10 note which was withdrawn from circulation on 1 March 2018. Many banks will accept withdrawn notes as deposits from customers. The Post Office may also accept withdrawn notes as a deposit into any bank account you can access at the Post Office.
Will Bank of Ireland take old 10 notes?
The Post Office will also continue to accept paper notes for customers who use branches to pay in to their account. Bank of Ireland, Danske Bank and Ulster Bank have agreed they will exchange their own paper £5 and £10 notes from non-customers up to the value of £250.
What bank notes are no longer legal tender?
Bank of England polymer banknotes
The old paper Bank of England £5 and £10 notes have been withdrawn and cease to be legal tender. However, you can exchange them at the Bank of England. New polymer £20 notes were issued on 20 February 2020 and polymer £50 notes were issued on 23 June 2021.
Do banks still take old 10 notes 2020?
While the paper £5 and £10 notes are no longer legal tender, they will always be accepted by the Bank of England. People can take or post any old notes to the bank in Threadneedle Street, in the City of London, to be exchanged for a new-style polymer one.
Can you still change old 10 notes 2020?
At your bank
If you have a UK bank account, the simplest and quickest way to exchange your notes will normally be to deposit them with your bank. The Post Office Opens in a new window may also accept withdrawn notes as payment for goods and services, or as a deposit into any bank account you can access with them.
How long can you exchange old 10 pound notes?
To exchange an old tenner, people can either post the notes to the Bank of England, or visit the Bank in person in the City of London. The Bank will exchange all old £10 notes indefinitely. The Bank says people can also try to exchange paper tenners at their local bank or post office.
Can you still use Bank of Ireland 20 notes?
A line on its website reads: “Don’t worry, you can still use the paper £20 note for now.” And there won’t be a rush to get out and hand your notes over to a shopkeeper any time soon. The Bank said it will give six-months notice before the notes are no longer accepted as cash.
Is Bank of Ireland legal tender?
There are two banks in Northern Ireland which issue bank notes and, although this cash is in sterling, it is not actually legal tender in England. … Many retailers will still accept them but they are under no obligation to do so, according to the Bank of England.
Can I change Irish notes at post office?
Our notes always keep their face value. If your local bank, building society or post office won’t accept them, then you can exchange them with us.
Are old 10 pound notes worth anything?
But auctioneers say that most old bank notes are generally worth no more than their face value. An eBay auction of two uncirculated £10 notes from 1971, featuring a noticeably younger Queen Elizabeth, earned its seller £59.26.
Where can I exchange old Sterling notes in Ireland?
Old sterling Provincial Bank of Ireland Limited, Allied Irish Banks Limited and Allied Irish Banks p.l.c. banknotes can be exchanged for the equivalent face value in Bank of England banknotes, or other sterling banknotes of equivalent face value, in person at AIB branches in Northern Ireland, at no cost.