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PRESS RELEASE

12 December 2015

From 1 January 2016 the BNB is withdrawing
from circulation the 1-lev banknote, issue 1999

Today, pursuant to Art. 26 of the Law on the Bulgarian National Bank the Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank decided to withdraw from circulation the 1-lev banknote, issue 1999, which stops being legal tender from 1 January 2016.

After the above date, the 1-lev banknotes, issue 1999, will be exchanged at the teller desks of the Bulgarian National Bank at their nominal value with no limit on the amount, no fees and no deadline for exchange.