A complete set of RM5 note with different signatures and types
The issuance of third series of RM5 note took place in September 1999 despite the third series of banknote was introduced in 1996. This RM5 note was first introduced with signature of Tan Sri Dato' Seri Ali Abul Hassan in the center of the note (refer to the top note). In 2000, with the change of the Bank Negara Governor to Tan Sri Dato' Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, this note was reprinted with a new signature (refer to middle note).
The circulation polymer RM5 note was released in 26 October 2004 (refer to the bottom note). This polymer note carries the same design with its previous RM5 paper note. However, a clear window incorporates an image of the Prime Minister office at Putrajaya on the middle left of the note was introduced to replace the watermark shown on the paper notes.