PMG Services & Fees

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Scroll below to see the PMG grading tiers and services available to PMG Collectors Society members for direct submissions to PMG in the United States. Not a member? Learn more >

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Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed.

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PMG Grading Tiers

US and World Notes: An attribution fee of $5 per catalog number is charged when notes submitted are not accompanied by proper catalog number (e.g. Friedberg, Pick, etc.)

Current
Turnaround
Max. Note Value
US Notes
World Notes
Unlimited WalkThrough

All US or world notes valued $50,001 and up. $600 minimum fee.

Current
Turnaround
US: 24 business hours
World: 24 business hours
Max. Note
Value
Unlimited
US
Notes
$100 + 1% FMV
World
Notes
$100 + 1% FMV
High Value WalkThrough

All US or world notes valued $25,001 to $50,000.

Current
Turnaround
US: 24 business hours
World: 24 business hours
Max. Note
Value
$50,000
US
Notes
$275
World
Notes
$275
WalkThrough

All US or world notes valued up to $25,000.

Current
Turnaround
US: 24 business hours
World: 24 business hours
Max. Note
Value
$25,000
US
Notes
$200
World
Notes
$200
Express

All US or world notes valued up to $10,000.

Current
Turnaround
US: 5 working days
World: 5 working days
Max. Note
Value
$10,000
US
Notes
$90
World
Notes
$90
Standard

All US or world notes valued up to $3,000.

Current
Turnaround
US: 14 working days
World: 14 working days
Max. Note
Value
$3,000
US
Notes
$45
World
Notes
$45
Economy

Notes valued up to $1,000
US Notes except errors, US BEP-issued bonds, specimens, proofs, essays and /or notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan.
World Notes except errors, specimens, proofs, essays and /or notes not listed in Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.

Current
Turnaround
US: 28 working days
World: 31 working days
Max. Note
Value
$1,000
US
Notes
$25
World
Notes
$30
Economy Special

Notes valued up to $1,000
US Notes All errors, US BEP-issued bonds, specimens, proofs, essays and /or notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan.
World Notes All errors, specimens, proofs, essays and /or notes not listed in Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.

Current
Turnaround
US: 27 working days
World: 27 working days
Max. Note
Value
$1,000
US
Notes
$35
World
Notes
$40
Modern (1960-present)

Notes valued up to $300
US Notes All notes issued 1960 to present except error notes, US BEP-issued bonds, specimens, proofs, US essays and notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan.
World Notes All notes issued 1960 to present except error notes, specimens, proofs and/or notes not listed in Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.

Current
Turnaround
US: 25 working days
World: 25 working days
Max. Note
Value
$300
US
Notes
$20
World
Notes
$20
Bulk Consecutive Notes
(50-note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300.
US Notes except error notes, US BEP-issued bonds, specimens, proofs, essays and notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan.
World Notes except error notes, specimens, proofs, Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859), essays and notes not listed in Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.
All notes must be the same catalog number and all serial numbers must be in consecutive order. All vintage or modern notes are accepted provided they meet the requirements.

Current
Turnaround
US: 25 working days
World: 25 working days
Max. Note
Value
$300
US
Notes
$12
World
Notes
$13
Bulk Mixed Vintage
(50-note minimum, Pre-1960)

Notes valued up to $300.
US Notes except error notes, US BEP-issued bonds, specimens, proofs, essays and notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan.
World Notes except error notes, specimens, proofs, Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859), essays and notes not listed in Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.
Notes may be a mix of catalog numbers and/or serial numbers. All notes issued prior to 1960 are accepted provided they meet the requirements.

Current
Turnaround
US: 50 working days
World: 50 working days
Max. Note
Value
$300
US
Notes
$16
World
Notes
$20
Bulk Mixed Modern
(50-note minimum, 1960- Present)

Notes valued up to $300.
US Notes except error notes, US BEP-issued bonds, specimens, proofs, essays and notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan.
World Notes except error notes, specimens, proofs, essays and notes not listed in Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.
Notes may be a mix of catalog numbers and/or serial numbers. All notes issued 1960 to present are accepted provided they meet the requirements.

Current
Turnaround
US: 25 working days
World: 25 working days
Max. Note
Value
$300
US
Notes
$14
World
Notes
$15

A $10 adjustment fee will be charged for submission forms that must be modified prior to processing. This includes forms with more than one tier listed and bumps in tier levels due to undervalued notes.

Note: Please limit notes to 50 per submission form. For bulk submissions, please limit notes to 100 per form. Use multiple submission forms as needed.

PMG Grading Services

Current
Turnaround
Fee Per Note
Appearance Review

Review of a PMG note you believe is over graded.

Current
Turnaround
12 working days
Fee Per Note $0
ReHolder

A note in a PMG holder can be submitted for placement in a new holder. Notes valued up to $10,000.

Current
Turnaround
5 working days
Fee Per Note $10
High Value ReHolder

A note in a PMG holder can be submitted for placement in a new holder. Notes valued over $10,000

Current
Turnaround
5 working days
Fee Per Note $25
ReGrade

If you disagree with a grade assigned by PMG, you may submit the note for review for a higher grade. Note must be intact in its PMG holder. Also choose a grading tier according to note value and desired turnaround time.

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Tier price
Variety

Additional attribution not mentioned in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell, Schwan, Charlton & the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, as well as all "f" fluorescence attributions for Chinese RMB notes.

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Tier + $8
Pedigree

Reserved for information pertaining to a private or public collection. (Ex: Ford Collection).

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Tier + $5
PMG Oversize Holder

Select this service for notes and / or sheets 195 x 120 mm to 205 x 220 mm in size. Must be submitted on a separate form. *See the PMG Oversize and Custom Holder article for more information.

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Tier + $15
Custom Holder

Small: Select the $25 Small Custom Holder tier for notes and / or sheets sized between 205 x 220 mm and 305 x 350 mm. Must be submitted on a separate invoice.
Large: Select the $50 Large Custom Holder tier for notes and / or sheets sized between 305 x 350 mm and 400 x 470 mm. Notes or sheets larger than 400 x 470 mm cannot be encapsulated by PMG. Must be submitted on a separate invoice.
*See the PMG Oversize and Custom Holder article for more information.

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Small: $25
Large: $50
Releases

Select this service for any designation (e.g. Early Releases or First Releases).

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Tier + $10
Special Labels

Select this service for any special label. Request desired label on the submission form.

Current
Turnaround
Same as tier
Fee Per Note Tier + $5

PMG Imaging Services

Current
Turnaround
Fee Per Note
Internet Imaging

Digital imaging for notes submitted under any of PMG's grading and service tiers. Consists of accurate high-resolution images of the front and back of the note, shown encapsulated in its PMG holder. Applies to all notes on the form.

Current
Turnaround
Tier + 1 working day
Fee Per Note $5

PMG Other Services

Current
Turnaround
Fee
Return Packaging

Examples include Certificates of Authenticity and folders/boxes.

Current
Turnaround
Tier + 1 working day
Fee $5/submission
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