• The new €20 banknote, in circulation on November 25

    On 25 November 2015, the European Central Bank (ECB) will release the new
    €20 banknote. The note incorporates some innovative security features such as a see-through portrait window in the hologram. The new €20 banknote is the third banknote to be launched in the new Europa Series; it was preceded by the new €5 banknote (May 2013) and the new €10 banknote (September 2014).

  • ready for the new €20

    Safescan’s currency management team keeps abreast of all new currency developments and makes sure that software updates are ready and waiting. Download your device’s update today, and your Safescan counterfeit detector or money counter will be ready for the new €20 bill as soon as the note is released.

    The update for your Safescan device is free of charge. Have you recently purchased a Safescan counterfeit detector or banknote counter, or are you planning to order one soon? In that case, your Safescan device will already have the latest €20-compatible software installed.


    In case you are not sure whether your device already contains the latest update, consult our €20 update checklist. If your device is not shown in the list, no update is needed.

  • Updates for your Safescan device

    Visit our download section to find your update package for the new €20 banknote. Simply select your Safescan device from the drop-down list and save the update package to your computer. The package contains the update tool, the currency update file and extensive update instructions in multiple languages.

    Updating your device is a straightforward process and can be done via the USB port or MicroSD card. It only takes a few seconds, and you'll be ready to verify and count the new €20 banknote.

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