CBN Directs DMBs and Authorised Forex Dealers to Accept Lower Denominations of US Dollars

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 /  04:01 PM  / By CBN / Header Image Credit: Pxfuel


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  1. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has in recent times been inundated with complaints from members of the public on the rejection of old/lower denominations of US Dollar bills by Deposit money banks (DMBs) and other authorized forex dealers.
  2. All DMBs/authorized forex dealers should henceforth accept both Old series and lower denominations of United States Dollars (USD) that are legal tender for deposit from their customers.
  3. The CBN will not hesitate to sanction any DMB or other authorized forex dealers who refuse to accepi old series/lower denominations Of US Dollar bills from their customers.
  4. In addition, all authorized forex dealers are advised to desist from defacing/stamping US Dollar Banknotes as such notes always fail authentication test during processing/sorting.

 

Please note for immediate compliance.

 

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