Three banks are authorised to issue banknotes in Scotland:
- Bank of Scotland plc
- Clydesdale Bank plc
- The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.
Four banks are authorised to issue banknotes in Northern Ireland:
- Bank of Ireland (UK) plc
- AIB Group (UK) plc (trades as First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland)
- Northern Bank Limited (trades as Danske Bank)
- Ulster Bank Limited.
The Association of Commercial Banknote Issuers has more information on the seven issuing banks.