The unit of currency is the EURO which is divided into 100 cents. There is no limit on the amount of money that may be taken into Austria.
Can I still exchange my old Austrian Schillings?
Yes, old Austrian Bank Notes can be exchanged at our Central Bank, Oesterreichische Nationalbank.
However, please note that some notes have to be exchanged within a certain time limit (see below).
Banknotes without exchange time limit:
ATS Value / Image on note:
5000 / Wolfgang A. Mozart
1000 / Karl Landsteiner
500 / Rosa Mayreder
100 / Eugen Böhm v. Bawerk
50 / Sigmund Freud
20 / Moritz M. Daffinger
Banknotes with exchange time limit:
ATS Value / Image on note / Exchange by:
1000 / Bertha v. Suttner / 30. August 2005
1000 / Erwin Schrödinger / 20. April 2018
500 / Josef Ressel / 31. August 2007
500 / Otto Wagner / 20. April 2018
100 / Angelika Kauffmann / 28. November 2006
50 / Ferdinand Raimund / 31. August 2008
20 / Carl Ritter v. Ghega / 30. September 2009
How can I exchange my old Austrian Schillings?
Notes can be sent to our Central Bank, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, in Vienna (registered/recorded post recommended) who can arrange for the equivalent Euro amount to be transferred into your account:
Please ensure that you include all your bank details, i.e. account name and number, sort code and your bank's address. Oesterreichische Nationalbank does not charge any transfer fees, however, it may be advisable to check with your own bank if there are any charges for transfers received from abroad.
Alternatively, notes can be exchanged in person at any of these Oesterreichische Nationalbank's branches in Austria:
Garnisongasse 15, 1090 Vienna
Franz-Josef-Straße 18, 5027 Salzburg
Adamgasse 2, 6021 Innsbruck
Anton-Schneider-Straße 12, 6901 Bregenz
Brockmanngasse 84, 8018 Graz
10.-Oktober-Straße 13, 9010 Klagenfurt
Coulinstraße 28, 4021 Linz
Counter opening times for all branches:
Monday to Friday, 8:00-12:00 and 13:00-15:00
Please note that the Central Bank's Representative Offices in London, Paris, Brussels, and New York are not able to exchange any old Austrian Schillings.
Can I still buy old Austrian Schillings?
Yes, you can contact our Central Bank, Oesterreichische Nationalbank for old Schilling notes in writing under the following address:
The BMK Department will advise you of the price and will send you the notes after payment has been received. Please note that no guarantee can be given that the notes will be new of in mint condition.
Old Austrian Schilling coins can only be purchased via specialist collector shops.
Can I buy some Austrian Euro coins?
Austrian Euro coins can be ordered via:
Münze Österreich AG
Am Heumarkt 1
Fax: +43-1-715 8610