Polymer Currency with enhanced security features issued by UAE

Earlier this week, the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) issued two new polymer currency banknotes in the denominations of five and ten dirhams. They have advanced security features.

Specifically, the CBUAE hopes that the newest banknotes will reflect the nation’s development, imagination, and prescient over the subsequent fifty years. It’s particularly within the financial and financial sectors. Gulf News reports that these matters follow up on the successful 50 dirham sample polymer notice.


These two banknotes feature a transparent window with a portrait of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and luminous graphics and inscriptions designed using intaglio printing techniques with a logo of the UAE national brand.

CBUAE has kept the color features of the same value as money currently in circulation. Because it’s easier for the public to identify the new five-dirham banknote.

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UAE’s cultural and national emblems have been included in the design.

An image of Ajman Fort can be found on the front of the banknotes, indicating the country’s heritage and cultural heritage, while an image of the Dhayah Fort in Ras Al Khaimah appears on the back.

Moreover, A fresh ten-dirham banknote is also introduced. That features the same green color as the existing ten-dirham banknote in circulation. Three images depict the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a religious, national, and cultural landmark. That has become one of the most acclaimed destinations in the world.

Sharjah’s Khorfakkan amphitheater, one of its many cultural treasures, is depicted on its reverse center side.

Blind or visually impaired people can now determine the value of banknotes using Braille symbols.

Moreover, The ten and five dirham banknotes entered circulation on Thursday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Current banknotes of both denominations will remain in circulation along with the new polymer notes.

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