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Our History

De La Rue has supplied banknote substrate and security components to India since 1876 and over the last five decades has assisted the Government of India with support in these key areas.

With over 200 years of history and today supplying over 140 markets globally, De La Rue is the world’s largest supplier of banknotes, banknote substrate, security components, passports, driving licences and other high security documentation.


As the supplier of sterling banknotes to the Bank of England and of a biometric passport service to the Home Office, De La Rue enjoys the full confidence of Her Majesty’s Government.