PMG Services & Fees

Services Terms & Conditions 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. Orders cannot be changed or cancelled once they have been delivered to our facility.

If you are submitting multiple grading tiers in the same shipping box, indicate the highest/fastest grading tier.

For non-Bulk Submissions, the maximum number of notes per submission form is 50. For Bulk Submissions, the maximum number of notes per submission form is 100. Use multiple submission forms as needed.

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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 note will be charged. 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.

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

Notes valued $25,001 and up.

If you are submitting collectibles under the Unlimited WalkThrough grading tier, mark each side of your shipping box with WK in large, bold letters.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Unlimited
Fee per Note
(USD)
$300 + 1.5% FMV
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 5 days
World: 5 days
WalkThrough

Notes valued up to $25,000.

If you are submitting collectibles under the WalkThrough grading tier, mark each side of your shipping box with WK in large, bold letters.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$25,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$275
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 5 days
World: 5 days
Express

Notes valued up to $10,000.

If you are submitting collectibles under the Express grading tier, mark each side of your shipping box with EX in large, bold letters.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$115
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 5 days
World: 8 days
Standard

Notes valued up to $3,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$3,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$55
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 10 days
World: 14 days
Economy

All US or world notes valued up to $1,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$1,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$35
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 42 days
World: 44 days
Modern (1957-present)

Notes valued up to $300.
All notes issued 1957 to present.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$22
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 25 days
World: 25 days
Consecutive Bulk
(50-note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300. All serial numbers must be in consecutive order. One (1) break in the serial number sequence will be allowed for every 50 notes submitted. Multiple catalog numbers are allowed. All vintage or modern notes are accepted except error notes and Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859).

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$14
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 15 days
World: 15 days
Vintage Bulk - Mixed Types (Pre-1957)
(50-note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300. Notes may be a mix of catalog numbers and / or serial numbers. All notes issued before 1957 are accepted except error notes and Chinese notes issued from 1948 through the 1953 First Series notes (Pick numbers 800 to 859).

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$22
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 45 days
World: 62 days
Modern Bulk - Mixed Types (1957-present)
(50-note minimum)

Notes valued up to $300. Notes may be a mix of catalog numbers and / or serial numbers. All notes issued 1957 to present are accepted except error notes.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$300
Fee per Note
(USD)
$16
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 27 days
World: 33 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. Certificate maximum size 580 wide x 750 mm high.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$1,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$45
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 30 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. Certificate maximum size 580 wide x 750 mm high.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Unlimited
Fee per Note
(USD)
$75
Current Turnaround (working days) US: 30 days

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)
$13
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 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) 10 days
Oversize ReHolder

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

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$20
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 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 wide x 120 mm high to 205 wide x 220 mm high in size. Notes valued over $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
$75
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 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 wide x 220 mm high and 580 wide x 740 mm high. Notes valued up to $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Note
(USD)
$40
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 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 wide x 220 mm high and 580 wide x 740 mm high. Notes valued over $10,000.

Max. Value
per Note
(USD)
Fee per Note
(USD)
$85
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 days

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 wide x 120 mm high to 205 wide x 220 mm high 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 wide x 220 mm high and 580 wide x 750 mm high. Must be submitted on a separate form. *See the PMG Oversize and Custom Holder article for more information.

Fee per Note
(USD)
Tier + $40
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 + $10
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

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