Published: 24.04.2019 Updated: 19.05.2022

At the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka euro banknotes or circulation coins can be exchanged for euro banknotes or coins that have not been in circulation, accepting no more than 100 coins at a time from one customer once a day.

If the number of coins submitted for exchange exceeds 100, they will be accepted for the purposes of recounting and verification at the cash processing centre of Latvijas Banka; the amount equivalent to the value of coins will be transferred to the customer's settlement account with a credit institution in Latvia or in another country of the European Union.

No more than five standard boxes of coins, irrespective of the number of coins they contain, will be accepted from a customer within a calendar month. One box contains ~1 400 small-denomination coins.

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Unlimited number of coins will be accepted from the public benefit organisations* having submitted a written acknowledgement to Latvijas Banka, stating that they collect donations and specifying the type of fundraising and the approximate number of the coins to be exchanged. The amount equivalent to the value of coins will be credited to the respective organisation's settlement account with a credit institution in Latvia or in another country of the European Union.

The following amounts are exchanged and issued at a time:

  • 250 coins that have not been in circulation – free of charge,
  • more than 250 coins, only in rolls or starter kits – for a fee of 0.12 euro (VAT inclusive) per roll or starter kit to cover operating costs,
  • euro banknotes can be exchanged for others of different denominations free of charge

Where the amount exchanged at a time exceeds 1000 euro or 500 coins of one denomination, please, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. three days in advance.

* Public benefit organisations are associations and foundations, the aim indicated in the articles of association, constitution or by-laws of which is public benefit activities as well as religious organisations or the institutions thereof (hereinafter, religious organisations), which perform public benefit activities if such associations, foundations and religious organisations have been granted public benefit organisation status and if they use their income for activities of non-commercial nature and directed to ensuring public benefit activities (Section 3, Public Benefit Organisation Law).

Important! When visiting the Cashier's Office of Latvijas Banka, it should be noted that:

  • persons subjected to home quarantine or isolation or having symptoms of respiratory infections are not allowed in the respective premises;
  • visitors may feel free to wear or not wear a face mask (its wearing is not an obligation);
  • it is advised to keep a distance of 2 metres;
  • the maximum number of customers allowed on the premises at any one time may be limited (by the security officer)
  • when executing the respective transaction, Latvijas Banka will ask to present the passport or ID card. In cases where the customer for any reason refuses to present an identity document, the transaction will be rejected.