Economy and Finance

Exchange of recalled Swiss banknotes

On 30 April 2021 the Swiss National Bank (SNB) recalled its eighth-series banknotes. While these notes have lost their status as legal tender, they can be exchanged for an unlimited period at their full nominal value at  SNB branch offices or agencies in Switzerland in person or by post.

The Embassy of Switzerland in the UK cannot exchange recalled Swiss banknotes.

Information on how to exchange recalled or damaged banknotes in person or by post

Production of Swiss Francs by Swissmint. © Swissmint

Economic and financial matters are being covered by the Economic, Finance, Science and Innovation Division (the “Economic Division”). The Economic Division monitors the developments in UK economic, financial and trade policy and keeps track of relevant regulations and legislation. It protects and furthers Swiss economic and financial interests. The Swiss Business Hub UK+Ireland, which form part of the Division, assists Swiss businesses in their efforts to expand in the UK market, and supports UK companies wishing to set up a presence in Switzerland

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