Is it possible to exchange all withdrawn Danish banknotes and coins?
No, only banknotes issued after the substitution of money in 1945 can be exchanged for new banknotes - read more about the substition series. All coins issued after 1875 with a value of 50 øre or higher can be exchanged for new coins.
Where can withdrawn Danish banknotes and coins be exchanged?
In general, banknotes and coins must be exchanged at your bank.
Can withdrawn Danish banknotes and coins be exchanged at Danmarks Nationalbank?
Yes, if it is not possible to exchange withdrawn banknotes and coins at your bank, you can contact Danmarks Nationalbank's cash desk by email email@example.com or on tel. +45 3363 7069. Telephone hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Firms and individuals wishing to transfer exchanged amounts to an account will be charged a fee for this service. The charge for a transfer to an account with a Danish bank is kr. 50, while the charge for a transfer to an account with a foreign bank is kr. 125. See also "Rules for the exchange of notes and coins".
Does Danmarks Nationalbank exchange foreign currency?
No, Danmarks Nationalbank exchanges only Danish banknotes and coins.
Why can't I exchange Danish cash abroad?
There may be problems with exchanging Danish cash outside of Denmark. The problems with exchanging Danish cash abroad are due to the fact that Danish banks have become more reluctant to accept Danish cash from foreign banks. It is the responsibility of the Danish banks, together with their foreign partners, to find a solution that meets the rules. Private individuals and companies must therefore contact the bank where they have an account.
More information on banknotes and coins.