Exchanging withdrawn banknotes and coins
Exchange of old banknotes and coins can be made both by post or in person. Find out how to and what you can exchange at Norges Bank here.
Transfer to bank account
If you prefer, the exchanged amount can be transferred to your bank account. For amounts over NOK 7,000, transfer to bank account is required. For bank transfer, please send money and completed form by post or deliver to Norges Bank's head office in Oslo. Please fill out the form in advance when delivering to the head office. Here is a short guide:
- How to fill out the form
- How to confirm your identity
- How to deliver the form and money to Norges Bank
Over the counter
You can exchange withdrawn banknotes at our depots in Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø every weekday between 9 am and 3 pm CET.
You can exchange up to 7,000 kroner over the counter. See information about transfer to bank account if you are exchanging more than 7,000 kroner.
Valid identification is required for all exchanges over NOK 1,000.
Withdrawn banknotes and coins only
Norges Bank ONLY exchanges withdrawn banknotes and coins. Some denominations are exchanged free of charge, others are subject to a processing fee of NOK 250 per exchange.
Norges Bank does NOT exchange current banknotes or coins.
Norges Bank exchanges banknotes and coins at face value. Some denominations may have collector value that is higher than their face value. A coin dealer will be able to advise you.
Payment will be made after deduction of any processing fee to the bank account specified on the form, normally within two weeks.
The following banknotes and coins are exchanged free of charge (until date):
- 50-krone banknote series VII (18.10.29)
- 100-krone banknote series VII (30.5.28)
- 200-krone banknote series VII (30.5.28)
- 500-krone banknote series VII (18.10.29)
- 1000-krone banknote series VII (14.11.30)
- 50-øre coins 1996-2011 (30.4.22)
Exchange of the following banknotes and coins is subject to a fee of NOK 250 per exchange:
- Banknote series IV | V | VI
- 5-krone coins (1963-1994) and 10-krone coins (1983-1991)
Send by post to:
P.O. Box 1179 Sentrum
+47 901 48 659
Norges Bank' depots:
Address and contact information for all depots in Norway
All work days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.