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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC- Consular Directive on Ksh1,000 notes
September 5, 2019

1000 shilling note

The U.S. Embassy’s consular section will not accept old KSH 1,000 notes after September 12, 2019.This is due to the directive of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) that 1,000 shilling notes of the old design will no longer be legal tender on October 1, 2019. Please note that older bills of lesser denominations (500, 200, 100, and 50) will continue to be legal tender after October 1, and will be accepted by the consular section.