Where can I get or change new notes in Singapore?
There may be special occasions like Chinese New Year, Hari Raya, birthdays, or baby showers when you will need new Singapore Dollar notes as gifts. Your options are as below:
Option 1: Make special requests
You can request for freshly minted Singapore dollar notes when making withdrawals personally at the local banks like UOB, OCBC or DBS. Just inform the teller that you would like new bank notes.
Option 2: Utilise ATM’s Note Exchange Service
Not many know that you can actually exchange your old notes for new notes conveniently through ATM.
DBS / POSB offers this service through their Note Exchange Service at more than 40 Branch Teller Machines (BTMs) spread across the island. These self-service banking machines support notes exchange in denominations of S$2, S$5, S$10, S$50 and S$100. For instance, you can exchange one fifty-dollar note for 25 new two-dollar notes or exchange one fifty-dollar note for one new fifty-dollar note,
The locations of DBS/POSB BTMs can be found are as follows (as of May 2022):
- (Labrador Park MRT) Alexandra Retail Centre, 460 Alexandra Road, #02-17, Singapore 119963
- (Ang Mo Kio MRT) Blk 703 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8, #01-254, Singapore 560703
- (Ang Mo Kio MRT) Blk 712A Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6, #01-4066, Singapore 561712
- (Bedok MRT) Blk 213 Bedok North Street 1, #01-103, Singapore 460213
- (Bishan MRT) Junction 8, 9 Bishan Place #01-14, Singapore 579837
- (Bukit Batok MRT) Blk 636 Bukit Batok Central, #01-02/04, Singapore 650636
- (King Albert Park MRT) Bukit Timah Plaza, 1 Jalan Anak Bukit, #01-19/20, Singapore 588996
- (Somerset MRT) Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road, #B1-K12/K13, Singapore 238843
- (Sengkang MRT) Compass One, 1 Sengkang Square, #02-05/06, Singapore 545078
- (Raffles Place MRT) RB Capital Building, 22 Malacca Street #01-00, Singapore 048980
- (Serangoon Garden) 20 Maju Avenue, Singapore 556694
- (Orchard MRT) Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, #B2-21, Singapore 238872
- (Harbourfront MRT) Harbourfront Centre, 1 Maritime Square, #02-122/123, Singapore 099253
- (Holland Village MRT) Raffles Holland V, 118 Holland Avenue, #02-05, Singapore 278997
- (Hougang MRT) Blk 805 Hougang Central, #01-102/104, Singapore 530805
- (Marine Parade) Blk 83 Marine Parade #01-584, Singapore 440083
- (Marine Parade) Parkway Parade, 80 Marine Parade Road, Singapore 449269
- (Pioneer MRT) Blk 960 Jurong West Street 92, #01-174, Singapore 640960
- (Tampines MRT) Our Tampines Hub, 51 Tampines Ave 4, #B1-20, Singapore 529684
- (Paya Lebar MRT) SingPost Centre, 10 Eunos Road 8, #01-106/107/108, Singapore 408600
- (Dhoby Ghaut MRT) Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, #B1-25, Singapore 238839
- (Buona Vista MRT) 43 Holland Drive, #01-59, Singapore 270043
- (Simei MRT) Eastpoint, 3 Simei Street 6, #01-24, Singapore 528833
- (Jurong East MRT) CPF Jurong Building, 21 Jurong Gateway Road, #01-03, Singapore 609646
- (Admiralty MRT) Block 676 Woodlands Drive 71, Kampung Admiralty, #B1-01, Singapore 730676
- (Newton MRT) 135 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229837
- (Tampines East MRT) Blk 201A Tampines Street 21, #01-1051, Singapore 521201
- (Toa Payoh MRT) HDB Hub, 500 Toa Payoh Lorong 6, #01-32, Singapore 310500
- (Toa Payoh MRT) HDB Hub, 520 Toa Payoh Lorong 6, #02-50, Singapore 310520
- (Marsiling MRT) Blk 303 Woodlands Street 31, #01-191, Singapore 730303
- (Yishun MRT) 926 Yishun Central 1, #01-183, Singapore 760926
- (Somerset MRT) Scape, 2 Orchard Link #02-07/08, Singapore 237978
- (Chinatown MRT) Hong Lim Complex, Blk 531 Upper Cross Street, #01-51, Singapore 050531
- (Novena MRT) Square 2, 10 Sinaran Drive, #02-19, Singapore 307506
- (Promenade MRT) Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-709/710/711, Singapore 038983
- (Upper Changi MRT) SUTD, 8 Somapah Road, #01-103, Singapore 487372
- (Tampines MRT) Tampines One, 10 Tampines Central 1, #03-08/09, Singapore 529536
- (Upper Thomson MRT) Thomson Plaza, 301 Upper Thomson Road, #01-45, Singapore 574408
- (Tiong Bahru MRT) 302 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 168732
- (Boon Keng MRT) Blk 101 Towner Road, #01-238/240/242, Singapore 322101
- (Punggol MRT) Waterway Point, 83 Punggol Central Unit, #B2-09, Singapore 828761
- (Jurong East MRT) Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive, #04-36, Singapore 608532
- (Pasir Ris MRT) White Sands, 1 Pasir Ris Central Street 3, #03-05, Singapore 518457
- (Woodlands MRT) Woodlands Civic Centre, 900 South Woodlands Drive, #02-01, Singapore 730900
- (Yew Tee MRT) Yew Tee Point, 21 Choa Chu Kang North 6, #01-26, Singapore 689578
What do I need to exchange for new notes at DBS/POSB Branch Teller Machines (BTMs)?
You will need to have a bank account with DBS or POSB in order to make an exchange at the Branch Teller Machines (BTMs).
However, it is optional for you to present your card for the notes exchange service. In the event that you did not bring your card, you just need to enter your account number, NRIC/ passport number, and contact number.
The detailed instructions for operating the machines can be found here.