Our Promise

We have been keeping the same promise to the world for more than 300 years. A promise to help keep a country’s economy secure and a person’s identity safe.

Every year our teams work together with governments, issuers and the security industry to help design and produce banknotes, passports, certificates and brand labels.

Trusted to make inspiring and secure products that last – delighting our customers with our technical knowhow and specialist expertise.

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25 billion banknotes

70 million passports

60 million certificates

*Every year we help to produce ...


Banknotes, Passports & Security Documents

We help produce millions of secure documents, passports and banknotes for use in over 100 countries across the globe. Entirely focused on the high security industry, our government and commercial customers put their trust in us to deliver, year after year.

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Discover 300 years of history

Portals has a wonderful, long and proud history with over three centuries of paper making to its name. Built firmly on the strong foundations of our heritage, we still have the same values today, manufacturing the highest quality security components for delivery around the world.

Our Story

Our Team

Craftmanship fused with technology

Our people are at the heart of our business. Proud, committed and passionate, our employees are fundamental to everything that we do and everything that we are. We value everyone working at Portals. Meet some of the team here.

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A Portals Watermark

Craftmanship fused with technology

Portals has a wonderful, long and proud history with over three centuries of paper making to its name. Manufacturing the highest quality security papers for delivery around the world.

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Security Features


For over 80 years – Portals have been pioneers of security features. Trusted to help central banks and state print works design highly innovative security solutions that protect banknotes from counterfeiting.

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Our Latest
Security Feature

Our latest security feature Motus is a micro-optic thread that delivers strong colour and clear movement for instant recognition.

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Our Accreditations