The 'Bank of England Banknotes' app is an interactive touch screen guide for checking your banknotes. It enables users to view all current Bank of England banknotes and their security features.
The app has been updated to include features on the new polymer £5 note, issued on 13 September 2016.
This free to download app is aimed at people who frequently use banknotes, and at retailers/businesses and the police. It offers detailed images of all current Bank of England banknotes together with a backlight function and a simulation on how the notes would look if viewed under ultra-violet (UV) light.
In addition, the app also offers general advice, including what to do if you think you have a counterfeit banknote.
The 'Bank of England Banknotes' app is available to download for both Apple iOS and Android devices using the links below or by searching for 'Bank of England Banknotes' directly from your devices store.