New £20 Polymer Banknote

  • The new £20 Polymer banknote

    The Bank of England is constantly updating their banknotes to reduce the risk of counterfeits being spread. On the 20th of February, the new £20 banknote will be brought into circulation. Just like the £5 and £10 notes the new £20 banknotes will be printed on polymer, to ensure their durability, dirt resistance and quality. Eliminate the chance of accepting a counterfeit by preparing for the new £20 polymer banknote now.

  • Get ready for the new £20 banknote

    At Safescan we make sure that our devices are packed with the latest software to ensure that they work with the highest level of accuracy and security. Most of the products we supply are already packed with the latest software suitable for the new £20 banknote. For previously purchased products, Safescan offers multiple update packages which can be downloaded for free from the download section. This means that you can continue to count, sort and check your banknotes with maximum security and confidence.

  • Updates for your Safescan device

    Visit our download section to find your update package for the new £20 banknote. Simply select your Safescan device from the drop-down list and save the update package to your computer. The package contains the update tool, the currency update file and extensive update instructions in multiple languages.

    Updating your device is a straightforward process and can be done via the USB port or MicroSD card. It only takes a few seconds, is free of charge, and you'll be ready to verify and count the new £20 banknote.


    For instructions on how to update your Safescan device please watch the instruction videos ▸ (opens in a new window)



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