Norges Bank

When will the banknotes be launched?

The new banknote series will be put into circulation in three stages. The first two denominations was launched in 2017. The entire banknote series will be in circulation by the end of 2019.

The new 100-krone and 200-krone banknotes was put into circulation 30 May 2017. The 50-krone and 500-krone banknotes followed 18 October 2018. The 1000-krone banknote will be issued last. The plan is to issue the 1000-krone banknote in the course of autumn 2019.

30 May 2017 New 100-krone and 200-krone banknote
31 May 2018 Old 100-krone and 200-krone banknotes no longer legal tender
18 October 2018 New 50-krone and 500-krone banknote
19 October 2019 Old 50-krone and 500-krone banknotes no longer legal tender
Autumn 2019 New 1000-krone banknote
Autumn 2020 Old 1000-krone banknotes no longer legal tender

Since producing a banknote series is a complex process, technical difficulties might be encountered that could cause delays.

Published 22 November 2016 10:00
Edited 24 April 2019 08:47