General Information on Banknotes
The CBRT is the only bank with the authority to print and issue banknotes in Turkey. This authority was exclusively and indefinitely delegated to the Bank by the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
Banknotes in Circulation and Their Security Features
Turkish lira banknotes have a number of prominent security features, which make them easy to distinguish from counterfeits.
The CBRT is the official legal expert in the field of detecting counterfeit banknotes and is responsible for ensuring confidence in the Turkish lira.