PMG Services & Fees

Submission Forms

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

A $10 handling fee applies to all submissions. Shipping is additional. Learn more >

Turnaround times reflect the estimated number of working days to complete a submission delivered to our facility today. Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed. Due to high submission volumes, there may be a delay in opening incoming packages.

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PMG Grading Tiers

US and World Notes: The Friedberg or Pick number should be referenced on the submission form when submitting notes listed in either of these references; if they are not, a fee of $5 per catalog number will be charged. Orders cannot be changed or cancelled once they have been delivered to our facility. Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed.

Now opening submissions delivered the week of June 8, 2021.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Unlimited WalkThrough

All US or world notes valued $25,001 and up.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Unlimited
Fee per Note
(USD)
$250 + 1% FMV
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 5 days
World: 5 days
WalkThrough

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

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$25,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$225
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 5 days
World: 5 days
Express

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

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$100
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 6 days
World: 5 days
Standard

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

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$3,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$50
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 16 days
World:17 days
Economy

Notes valued up to $1,000.
excluding errors, test notes, specimens, proofs, and essays, contemporary counterfeits and/or notes NOT listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell, Schwan, Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Submit these notes under the Economy Special tier.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$1,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$30
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 37 days
World: 39 days
Economy Special

Notes valued up to $1,000.
Use the Economy Special tier (or a higher tier) for all errors, test notes, specimens, proofs, essays, contemporary counterfeits and / or notes NOT listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell, Schwan, Charlton or the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Scrip notes may be submitted under the Economy tier, even if they are not listed in one of these references. Note: PMG will not adjust the grading tier or give a refund if PMG determines that the note is not an error, test note, specimen, proof, essay or contemporary counterfeit.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$1,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$40
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 31 days
World: 34 days
Modern (1957-present)

Notes valued up to $300.
All notes issued 1957 to present except error notes, test notes, specimens, proofs.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$20
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 19 days
World: 23 days
Consecutive Bulk
(50-note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300. The following notes are NOT eligible for bulk submission tiers: error notes, test notes, specimens, proofs and Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859).
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 bulk requirements above.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$13
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 15 days
World: 22 days
Vintage Bulk - Mixed Types (Pre-1957)
(50 note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300. The following notes are NOT eligible for bulk submission tiers: error notes, test notes, specimens, proofs and Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859).
Notes may be a mix of catalog numbers and / or serial numbers. All notes issued before 1957 are accepted provided they meet the bulk requirements above.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$20
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 59 days
World: 62 days
Modern Bulk - Mixed Types (1957-present)
(50 note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300. The following notes are NOT eligible for bulk submission tiers: error notes, test notes, specimens, proofs and Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859).
Notes may be a mix of catalog numbers and / or serial numbers. All notes issued 1957 to present are accepted provided they meet the bulk requirements above.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$16
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 19 days
World: 23 days
Bond and Stock Certificates (ESB)

Bond and stock certificates valued up to $1,000. Request “ESB” in bold letters on the submission form.
See the PMG Bond and Stock Certificate article for more information. Certificates larger than 400 x 470 mm are encapsulated on a case-by-case basis.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$1,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$45
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 21 days
Bond and Stock Certificates (HSB)

Bond and stock certificates valued over $1,000. Request “HSB” in bold letters on the submission form.
See the PMG Bond and Stock Certificate article for more information. Certificates larger than 400 x 470 mm are encapsulated on a case-by-case basis.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Unlimited
Fee per Note
(USD)
$75
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 21 days

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 Add-on Services

Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Early Releases / First Releases

Select this service to receive either the EARLY RELEASES or FIRST RELEASES designation for qualifying notes. Select only one. Visit PMGnotes.com/cutoffdates for a list of eligible notes and submission cutoff dates.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Tier + $12
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
Special Labels

Use this service to request a special PMG label. For a list of special PMG labels, visit PMGnotes.com/labels. Request desired label on the submission form.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Tier + $5
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
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. PMG reserves the right to use a larger holder and charge the submitter the appropriate fees for notes that are close to the maximum dimensions of the requested holder type.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Tier + $20
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
Custom Holder

Select the Custom Holder for notes and / or sheets sized between 205 x 220 mm and 400 x 470 mm. Notes or sheets larger than 400 x 470 mm are encapsulated on a case-by-case basis only. *See the PMG Oversize and Custom Holder article for more information.

Fee per Note
(USD)
$35
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
Variety

Additional attribution not mentoined in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell, Schwan, Charlton & the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, as well as all "f" fluorescence attributions for Chinese RMB notes. The Variety fee applies when requested regardless of whether PMG determines the note to be a recognized variety.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Tier + $8
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
Pedigree

A pedigree can be added to the certification label to indicate a note’s past or present ownership. The Pedigree service must also be selected for all notes with a courtesy autograph. To pedigree a note to a previous owner, that collector or collection must be considered to be significant by PMG and sufficient documentation (including copies of auction lots and plates, sales invoices or other backup) must be provided to confirm the requested pedigree. You can also pedigree a note to yourself, typically without providing any documentation. To add a pedigree to notes already encapsulated by PMG, also select an applicable PMG ReHolder service. Print clearly on the submission form exactly how you want the pedigree to appear on the PMG label. All pedigrees are subject to PMG’s approval. The Pedigree fee applies when requested regardless of whether PMG determines the note to have an eligible pedigree.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Tier + $5
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
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. Grading fees will apply.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Included in Tier
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
CrossOver
(Also select a grading tier)

Review of PCGS Currency-holdered notes for PMG certification. *See PMG CrossOver Service for more information.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Included in Tier
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier

PMG ReHolders

Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
ReHolder

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

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$12
Current Turnaround (working days) 11 days
High Value ReHolder

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

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
$50
Current Turnaround (working days) 11 days
Oversize ReHolder

A note in a PMG oversize holder can be submitted for placement in a new holder. Notes and / or sheets 195 x 120 mm to 205 x 220 mm in size. Notes valued up to $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10.000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$20
Current Turnaround (working days) 11 days
High Value Oversize ReHolder

A note in a PMG oversize holder can be submitted for placement in a new holder. Notes and / or sheets 195 x 120 mm to 205 x 220 mm in size. Notes valued over $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
$75
Current Turnaround (working days) 11 days
Custom ReHolder

A note or sheet in a PMG holder can be placed in a new holder. Notes and / or sheets sized between 205 x 220 mm and 400 x 470 mm. Notes valued up to $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$35
Current Turnaround (working days) 11 days
High Value Custom ReHolder

A note or sheet in a PMG holder can be placed in a new holder. Notes and / or sheets sized between 205 x 220 mm and 400 x 470 mm. Notes valued over $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
$85
Current Turnaround (working days) 11 days

Other PMG Services

Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Appearance Review

Review of a PMG note you believe is overgraded.

Fee per Note
(USD)
$0
Current Turnaround (working days) 12 days
Return Packaging

Examples include Certificates of Authenticity, auction tags and folders/boxes. If sending COAs or auction tags for verification purposes, please send a copies. Do not send originals.

Fee per Note
(USD)
$5 per form
Current Turnaround (working days) Tier + 5 days
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.

Fee per Note
(USD)
$5
Current Turnaround (working days) Tier + 10 days
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