The last day to use your paper £10 notes is 1st March 2018.
The Bank of England will always exchange its old-series notes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which £10 note is being withdrawn?
The Bank of England is withdrawing the paper £10 note, which features a portrait of Charles Darwin.
Is there a new-style £10 note?
Yes, there is a new polymer £10 note. It features Jane Austen on the reverse and was first introduced into circulation on 14 September 2017:
What happens if I still have a paper £10 note after 1 March 2018?
Some retailers, banks and building societies may still accept these notes. However, this is at their own discretion. The Bank of England will always exchange its old-series notes. Notes may be presented for payment either in person or sent by post (at the sender’s risk) to:
Dept NEX, Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH.
Will I need to provide identification in order to exchange paper £10 notes?
You may be required to provide identification (such as a passport, driving licence, national identity card etc)
when exchanging your notes. You should check exact requirements with individual institutions beforehand.
Please refer to the Bank of England website for further information on exchanging notes with the Bank of England.
More information about the withdrawal of the paper £10 note can be found on our website:
For further information telephone 020 3461 4878.
Disclaimer: Information taken from the Bank of England website