Question: What bank notes are accepted in Scotland?

What notes can you use in Scotland?

In Scotland and Northern Ireland it’s only Royal Mint coins and not banknotes. There are also some restrictions when using small coins. For example, 1p and 2p coins only count as legal tender for any amount up to 20p.

Can English bank notes be used in Scotland?

The answer is… of course you can! Our Scottish currency is the British Pound (GBP) and all notes that say “Pound Sterling” are accepted. Both Scottish and English notes are widely used in Scotland. We use the same coins in Scotland and England, so they are fine too.

Can you still use paper bank notes Scotland?

Scottish issuing banks will accept paper notes in pay-ins from customers. Non-customers can exchange their banknotes at the respective issuing bank up to a limit of £250.

Can you still use paper money in Scotland?

Bank of Scotland and Royal Bank of Scotland have also issued new polymer £50 notes. Both of these issuers, as well as Clydesdale Bank, will withdraw their paper £20 and £50 banknotes on the same date as the Bank of England, i.e September 30, 2022.

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Do Barclays accept Scottish notes?

English banks (Barclays, Nat West) don’t normally have Scottish notes in their atm’s. In London, I find stores such as M&S accept them, the manned ticket office will probably accept them but the machines may not.

Will Lloyds bank accept Scottish notes?

Scottish notes are Pound Sterling, and if you’re a customer of ours, you’ll be able to deposit these in branch.

Can I use Scottish notes in Tesco?

Do you accept Scottish and Irish banknotes in all your UK stores? Yes. We’re happy to accept all Sterling banknotes in our stores.

Do Sainsbury’s accept Scottish money?

LPT: Sainsbury’s self-service checkouts accept Scottish/Northern Irish money.

Does Natwest accept Scottish notes?

All Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster banknotes (as with all Scottish and Northern Irish banknotes) remain legal currency, will not be withdrawn from circulation in the same way as the Bank of England notes, and have no end date for acceptance.

Do banks accept old 20 notes Scotland?

What can I do with them afterwards? The £20 note going out of circulation means you will not be able to use the notes in shops, but you will be able to exchange them for new notes. Some banks and the Post Office may also accept them if you wish to deposit them into your bank account.

Can you use paper 20 notes Scotland?

Scotland’s £20 and £50 paper notes will be withdrawn in September this year. A number of paper banknotes will be withdrawn in Scotland later this year. Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland will withdraw their paper £20 and £50 banknotes on September 30.

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Does the post office accept Scottish notes?

A Post Office spokesperson said: “Our guidance to postmasters is to accept Scottish notes in all UK branches, but not to pass them on to other customers outside of Scotland.

Can you still use old Clydesdale Bank notes?

In 2009, the Glasgow-based Clydesdale Bank replaced older style Scottish Pound Sterling banknotes with a new set of notes, called the World Heritage Series. Withdrawn Clydesdale Bank bills are no longer a valid means of payment in Scotland. We give cash for these withdrawn Clydesdale Bank banknotes free of charge.

Can you still use old Clydesdale 20 notes?

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £20 and £50 notes after 30 September 2022, and we are encouraging anyone who has these at home to spend or deposit them at their bank or Post Office.

Why are 50 notes not accepted?

Many places will accept them – but some will be reluctant. That may be fear of forgery (less common with 50s than lower value notes) – or just that they don’t have enough change if it’s a small purchase. Some banks may be iffy as well – they don’t like performing services for non-customers.