EU Payments

About the euro
The euro is the unit of currency of 19 EU Member States. Background on its introduction.

Financial transactions with other EU countries
This document discusses EU Regulations governing cross-border financial transactions in euro within the European Union. It also gives information on the Single European Payments Area (SEPA) which came into effect on 1 February 2014.

Using the euro
Find out about the advanced security features which make euro banknotes and coins recognisable and protect against counterfeiting.