Authorisation of the Banco de España for the reproduction of banknotes and coins in pesetas or euro banknotes or images thereof. The regulations affect all banknotes and coins in pesetas or euro banknotes that had or have the status of legal tender in Spain.
In the case of euro banknotes, as a general rule, reproductions shall be deemed lawful if they meet the following requirements:
In the case of peseta banknotes, reproductions shall be deemed lawful where they comply with the following criteria:
Any financial institution, natural person or legal entity wishing to use reproductions of banknotes or coins.
In the case of pesetas, the authorisation of the General State Administration, Autonomous Community Administrations or Local Authorities shall not be required. Nor shall the authorisation of public-sector bodies with their own binding legal status or dependent bodies of any of the aforementioned Public Administrations be required.
Submission of a request for authorisation together with an explanatory report describing in detail the reproductions the applicant intends to produce, including the information detailed in the section “compulsory documentation”.
This request can be submitted at the Banco de España building in Madrid (Calle Alcalá 48) or at other branches.
Under the heading “Other useful information” you can find the details of all the branch offices of the Banco de España.
The request for authorisation, together with the explanatory report with the detailed information described in the section “Compulsory documentation” above, should be sent to the postal address provided under the “Contact us” section.
"Registro Electrónico" of the Banco de España, available under the heading "Processing".
For more information, please see the “Guía de requisitos e instrucciones de Registro Electrónico” available in the section “Other useful information”.
If you do not have an electronic certificate, you can send the documentation by email to the email address provided in the “Contact us” section.
Cash and Issue Department.
Banco de España
Departamento de Emisión y Caja
C/ Alcalá, 48
Tel.91 338 5999