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Where shall we use Old 500 and 1000 notes?

While 1000 Rupee old notes are restricted from usage everywhere, only 500 Rupee old notes can be used to avail necessary services. This usage will be applicable till 15th December 2016, until new set of rules were announced.


Given below is the list of services availed by Old Rs.500 notes:

1.     Mobile pre-paid recharges up to Rs.500 per transaction.

2.     Consumer Cooperative Stores for purchases till Rs.5000 at a time.

3.     Government hospitals and Pharmacies.

4.     Government run Milk booths.

5.     Petrol pumps

6.     State and central government bill payments.

7.     Utility bill payments like water and power bills, along with arrears payments are acceptable.

8.     Toll gates from 3rd Dec 2016 to 31st Dec 2016. Toll gates are free for usage till 3rd Dec.

9.     Railway/Metro rail/Air ticket booking at the counter.

10.   Railway Catering services

11.   LPG gas cylinders

12.  Seeds at state-owned outlets

13.  Entry tickets of monuments under Archaeological Survey of India

14.  Payment of School fees up to Rs.2000 per student in Central Government, State Government, Municipality and local body schools.

15.  Foreign citizens can exchange up to Rs.5000 per week

16.  Payments towards court fee.

17.   Crematoria and burial grounds

List of RBI counters where left out Rs.500 & 1000 can be exchanged by NRIs


Below are the list of RBI offices where you shall change the left of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes which are available with you:

RBI Zonal offices: 
1. North Zone – Delhi
(6, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110001, India. Tel: +91 11 23710538 to 42)
2. East Zone – Kolkata (
Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata-700001, India. Tel: +91 33 22312121)
3. West Zone – Mumbai (
Dr Ambedkar Rd, Railway Chawl, Parel, Mumbai, 400012,  022 - 22603000)
4. South Zone – Chennai (
Fort Glacis, No - 16, Rajaji Salai, Chennai – 600001. 044 – 25399222)

RBI Regional offices:

1.     Ahmedabad (Near Gandhi Bridge, Ahmedabad. Tel: 079-27543057)

2.     Bangalore (10/3/8, Nrupthunga Road, Bengaluru - 560001. Tel: +91 8022212789)

3.     Bhopal (Hoshangabad Road,P.B. No.32, Bhopal - 462011. Tel: +91 755 2550233)

4.     Bhubaneswar (Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, P.B.No. 16, Bhubaneswar - 751001. Tel: +91 6742391070)

5.     Chandigarh (Central Vista, Sector 17, Chandigarh - 160017. Tel: +91 1722784103)

6.     Chennai (Fort Glacis, No - 16, Rajaji Salai, Chennai – 600001. 044 – 25399222)

7.     Delhi (6, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110001, India. Tel: +91 11 23710538 to 42)

8.     Guwahati (Pan Bazaar, Station Road, Guwahati - 781001. Tel: 91 3612540256)

9.     Hyderabad (6-1-56, Secretariat Road, Saifabad, Hyderabad - 500004. Tel : +91 (40) 23237982-87)

10. Jaipur (Rambagh Circle, Tonk Road, Jaipur - 302052.Tel: +91 1412563794)

11. Jammu (Rail Head Complex, Jammu - 180 012. Tel: +91 1912472451)

12.    Kanpur (Post Box No. 82/142, M.G Road, Kanpur - 208001. Tel: +91 5122305949)

13.    Kochi (Ernakulam North, Kochi - 682018. Tel: +91 4842400985)

14.    Kolkata (Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata - 700001. Tel: +91 33 22312121)

15.    Lucknow (8-9, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow - 226010. Tel: +91 522 2307950)

16.    Mumbai (Fort, Mumbai - 400001. Tel: +91 22 - 22603000)

17.   Nagpur

(Main Office Building: Dr. Raghavendra Rao Road, Civil Lines, P.B.No.15, Nagpur - 440001. Tel: +91 712 2806300.

Additional Office Building: East High Court Road, P.B.No. 118, Nagpur 440001. Tel: +91 712 2806600 ).

18.    Patna (South Gandhi Maidan, Patna - 800001. Tel: +91 612 2323291)

19.    Thiruvananthapuram (Bakery Junction, P.B No.6507, Thiruvananthapuram - 695033. Tel: +91 471 2329676)

 

RBI Sub-Offices:
1.
Agartala (Old Municipal Road, 2nd Floor Jackson Gate Building, Tripura West, Agartala. Tel: +91 381 2381071)

2. Dehradun (74/1, Rajpur Road, GMVN Building, Dehradun - 248001. Tel: 0135-2742455)

3. Gangtok (Tseyang Dzong, Amdo Golai, NH-31 A, P.O. - Tadong, Gangtok -737102. Tel: +91 3592281118)

4. Panaji (7th Floor, Gera Imperium-II, Patto, Panaji - 403001.)

5. Raipur (Subhashish Parisar, Satya Prem Vihar, Sundar Nagar, Raipur - 492013. Tel: +91 7712242321)

6. Ranchi (R.R.D.A. Building, Pragati Sadan (4th Floor), Kutchery Road, Ranchi - 834001. Tel. No: 0651-2210509)

7. Shillong (Apphira Building, Fruit Garden, Shillong-Jowai Road, PO - Laitumkhrah, Shillong - 793003. Tel No: 0364 2501835)

8. Shimla (40, SDA Complex, Basement - 1, Kasumpti, Shimla - 171009. Tel: 0177-2629108)

9. Srinagar (Srinagar office, Amir Manzil, 1-C, Rajbagh, Srinagar - 190008. Tel No. 0194 2312685)

10. Aizawal (F. Kapsanga Building (3rd Floor), Opposite Assam Rifle Gate, Dawrpui, Aizawl, Mizoram – 796001)

     11. Imphal (Opp. Manipur Legislative Assembly, Lilashing Khongnangkhong, Imphal (Manipur) – 795001)