Can I exchange Scottish notes in England?
Scottish notes aren’t legal tender in England or Scotland. Debit cards, cheques and contactless aren’t legal tender anywhere. Confused? Let us help you out.
What do I do with old Scottish bank notes?
The Scottish note issuing banks will continue to accept old paper based notes and there are currently no plans to change this.” Issuing banks will continue to accept all Scottish notes from their own customers. These can be either deposited into their bank account or exchanged for polymer notes.
Do Sainsburys accept Scottish notes?
LPT: Sainsbury’s self-service checkouts accept Scottish/Northern Irish money.
Do post office take Scottish notes?
Yes. The Post Office will continue to accept pay ins of Scottish paper banknotes.
Can you still take old notes to the Bank of Scotland?
Yes, as a Royal Bank of Scotland Bank customer you can swap, or deposit into your account, out of circulation coins/notes and replace them with new ones. … You are unable to swap / deposit commemorative coins.
Can you still use old 20 pound notes Scotland?
BRITS have less than a year left to use old £20 notes before they expire. After the deadline you will no longer be able to use the paper note in a shop, as it will be replaced by a plastic version. The new plastic £20 note features artist JMW Turner and the old paper £20 has the face of economist Adam Smith on it.
Are Scottish bank notes still legal?
The issuing of banknotes by Scottish banks was formerly regulated by the Banknote (Scotland) Act 1845 until it was superseded by the Banking Act 2009. Scottish banknotes are legal currency throughout the United Kingdom, though they are not legal tender.
Can I pay Scottish notes into my bank account?
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. Retailers may refuse to accept Scottish paper £5 and £10 banknotes from 1 March onwards at their own discretion.
Do self service tills accept Scottish notes?
The self service tills at supermarkets such as Sainbury’s and Waitrose certainly do. Major stores in the centre of London usually accept them, but small stores and some pubs may not.
Are Scottish 20 notes legal tender?
In fact Scottish notes are not legal tender anywhere – even in Scotland. In other words, you can’t insist that they be accepted for payment. As has been mentioned, only coins satisfy this requirement (and even then only up to a limit – 20p for bronze).
Are old paper 5 pounds still legal?
Bank of England paper £5 and £10 notes, which were issued in England and Wales (although they could still be spent elsewhere in the UK), are no longer legal tender having been replaced by polymer plastic versions in 2017 and 2018 respectively.
How much can you withdraw from Bank of Scotland cash machine?
You can withdraw up to £500 a day from any cash machine. You can also make cash withdrawals over the counter in any Bank of Scotland branch.
Where can I pay money into my Bank of Scotland account?
You can pay in cash and cheques at the counter of any Bank of Scotland branch or by using one of our Immediate Deposit Machines (if available). All deposits made at the counter will be processed immediately. All deposits made at an IDM will be processed the same working day if deposited before branch closing time.