Paper £20 and £50 note withdrawal

30 September 2022 is the last day you can use paper £20 and £50 notes. They have been replaced by new polymer £20 and £50 notes

The Bank of England withdraws legal tender status of paper £20 and £50 banknotes after 30 September 2022. After this date, paper £20 and £50 banknotes will no longer be legal tender, so please ensure your businesses are still accepting these paper notes in transactions until then.

The paper notes have been replaced by new polymer £20 and £50 notes.

Visit the dedicated webpage for more information:
www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/paper-20-paper-50-withdrawal