PMG Grading On-site in Hong Kong in April

Posted on 1/9/2024

Collectors and dealers can submit banknotes at PMG's Hong Kong, China, office, at the Hong Kong International Coin Convention or at the Hong Kong Coin Show in April.

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will conduct on-site grading of banknotes at the office of Certified Collectibles Group – International Hong Kong Limited (CCG Hong Kong) from April 8-20, 2024. With on-site grading, PMG provides its full expert and impartial authentication, grading and encapsulation services on location with an extremely fast turnaround time.

If you would like to pick up your on-site grading submissions at the Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS), your submissions must be received by PMG’s Hong Kong office by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024. Please indicate “HKCS Pick Up” at the time of submission.

PMG will still accept on-site grading submissions until 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2024, for pick up or return shipment starting Friday, April 19, 2024. On-site grading submissions may be made at the following locations:

  • The CCG Hong Kong office, until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2024
  • CCG Hong Kong’s booth (101-102) at the Hong Kong International Coin Convention (HICC), from Tuesday, April 9, 2024 until 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2024
  • CCG Hong Kong’s booth (E5-E7) at the HKCS, from Friday, April 12, 2024 until 12:00 p.m. on April 14, 2024

Please write "PMG HK OS" on the shipping label or the outside of the shipping box for all on-site grading submissions to ensure that the submission is graded during the on-site event.

About PMG

PMG was founded in 2005 as a fully independent third-party paper money grading service. With an unparalleled commitment to accuracy, consistency and integrity, PMG is now the world’s largest third-party paper money grading service with over 10 million notes certified. Every note that PMG grades is backed by the comprehensive PMG Guarantee of authenticity and grade, which gives buyers and sellers greater confidence.

About the Hong Kong International Coin Convention

The Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC) is a twice-a-year event that promotes Asia's coin and banknote marketplace to a broad audience. The oldest show of its kind in Hong Kong, it attracts numismatic collectors from all over the world. The next HICC is scheduled for April 9-11, 2024, at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile.

About the Hong Kong Coin Show

The Hong Kong Coin Show is a prestigious numismatic event held twice a year. Occurring in March/April and September/October, this highly anticipated gathering is organized by four prominent partners: Stack's Bowers, Spink, Coin-In-Coin, and The primary objective of the Hong Kong Coin Show is to establish Hong Kong as a world-class hub for numismatic auctions and coin shows. To accomplish this mission, the HKCS offers a range of engaging activities, including educational seminars, exhibitions and complimentary appraisals conducted by experts. The April 12-14, 2024 event is being held at the Mira Hong Kong.

Preparing submissions

The PMG On-site Grading Event will be held at the office of CCG Hong Kong, PMG’s affiliate in Hong Kong, China. All vintage and modern notes are eligible.

Submissions will be accepted from paid Collector members and Authorized Dealers with PMG, NGC or ASG. Submissions must be made using the PMG Hong Kong Submission Form.

Not a member? For just $25 (USD) per year, you can gain direct submission privileges to PMG, NGC and ASG. To join, visit

Fees for on-site grading

For faster processing, collectors and dealers must pay by credit or debit card (Visa or Mastercard) at the time of submission. If payment is not made at the time of submission, notes can be returned at the time of completion IF the submitter provides proof that they have paid. To pay by wire transfer, please click here for account information. Note: PMG is unable to accept cash payments.

Grading tiers, services and fees:

A complete list of PMG’s services and fees for the Hong Kong on-site grading event is below. All fees and maximum values are in USD. The PMG Grading Tiers and ReHolder fees listed below include an additional $3 fee per banknote for on-site grading. To view PMG’s services and fees as a PDF, click here.

Unlimited WalkThrough Unlimited $303 +2% FMV
WalkThrough $25,000 $303
Express $10,000 $128
Standard $3,000 $58
Economy $1,000 $40
Modern (1957-Present) $300 $25
Consecutive Bulk $300 $18
Vintage Bulk – Mixed Types (Pre-1957) $300 $26
Modern Bulk – Mixed Types (1957-Present) $300 $21
Bond and Stock Certificates Economy (ESB) $1,000 $58
Bond and Stock Certificates High Value (HSB) Unlimited $88
Early Releases/First Releases N/A Tier fee + $8
Special Label N/A Tier fee + $8
PMG Oversize Holder N/A Tier fee + $20
Custom Holder N/A Tier fee + $40
Variety N/A Tier fee + $10
Pedigree N/A Tier fee + $5
ReGrade N/A According to tier
CrossOver N/A According to tier
ReHolder $10,000 $18
High Value ReHolder Unlimited $53
Oversize ReHolder $10,000 $23
High Value Oversize ReHolder Unlimited $78
Custom ReHolder $10,000 $43
High Value Custom ReHolder Unlimited $88
Appearance Review N/A $0 per note
Return Packaging N/A $5 per form
Handling Fee N/A $15 per form

For more information and to submit, contact CCG Hong Kong:

Suites 1208-10, 12/F, Tower 1,
The Gateway, Harbour City
25 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2115-3639
By Appointment Only

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) and Authenticated Stamp Guaranty® (ASG®), PMG's affiliates for grading coins and stamps, will also be conducting on-site grading events in conjunction with the HICC and HKCS in April 2024. To learn more, click here for NGC and here for ASG.

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