On 2 May 2019, the Banque de la République du Burundi announced the introduction of revised notes of 500, 2,000, 5,000, and 10,000 francs. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but with improved paper substrate and security features. Courtesy of Claudio Marana.
According to a press release, on 1 September 2015 the Banque de la République du Burundi introduced a new 1,000-franc note (B237a). This note completes the new family which also includes the following denominations: 500, 2,000, 5,000, and 10,000 francs, all dated 15-01-2015 and introduced on 29 April 2015.B237 (P51):
According to a press release on its web site, on 29 April 2015 the Bank of the Republic of Burundi introduced a new family of banknotes consisting of denominations of 500, 2,000, 5,000 and 10,000 francs. The new notes are phyiscally smaller than the preceding issues, with improved security, durability,