1. Where can I exchange commemorative banknotes?
- You can exchange commemorative banknotes at any commercial banks in Thailand.
2. Can I exchange foreign currency at the Bank of Thailand?
- The Bank of Thailand does not provide currency exchange service; however, you can contact commercial banks in Thailand.
1. What should I do if I have damaged banknotes?
- People can take damaged banknotes to Government Savings Bank or commercial banks in Thailand.
2. How long does it take to redeem damaged banknotes?
- Money will be credited immediately for banknotes that have more than three-fifths of the original banknote remaining. However, damaged banknotes which the Government Savings Bank or commercial banks are unable to exchange immediately are forwarded to the Bank of Thailand for examination. As a general rule, once the money reaches the Bank of Thailand, it takes around 10 - 15 days until either the redeemed amount is credited or the claim is rejected. See Damaged Banknote Policy
1. What should I do if I come into contact with counterfeit banknotes?
- You should notify the police or the Bank of Thailand immediately if you have received counterfeit money. It's illegal to knowingly use a counterfeit banknotes. See Counterfeit Banknote Suppression
2. How can I recognise counterfeit banknotes?
- Our banknotes have many features designed to combat counterfeiting.
International and Public Relations Team,
Banknote Management Group, Bank of Thailand