JAM | Jun 14, 2023

New banknotes to be issued on Thursday

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The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) says the new series of polymer banknotes will become available on Thursday (June 15).

The bank says it will be extending its opening hours to the public from Thursday (June 15) to Friday (June 23) to accommodate customers who may wish to exchange the old series of banknotes for the new polymer banknotes.

The BOJ will be open between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Bank of Jamaica

The bank will revert to its usual banking hours ( 9:00 am to 1:00 pm) as of Monday ( June 26).

Persons will be required to provide a valid government identification, Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN) and source of funds documentation (salary slip, bank statement, job letter, work permit, etc.) for transactions reaching or exceeding US$1,000.00 or its equivalent in any other foreign currency.

The BOJ says both the old and new series of banknotes can be used to conduct transactions. The old series will remain in circulation until further advised by the bank.


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