Grade Your Sports Cards with CGC Cards

CGC Cards™ is a leading third-party authentication, grading and encapsulation service for sports cards, with grading starting at just $11 per card. Our commitment to affordability, accuracy, consistency and speed — plus we have the best-looking holder in the game — makes CGC Cards the clear choice to protect and enhance your sports card collection.

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Up Your Game with CGC Cards

Whether you are a veteran sports card collector or new to the hobby, CGC Cards is the perfect companion. We offer several service and membership levels to fit the needs of every collector. Submit as a free member or upgrade to a paid membership and get up to 20% off grading fees!

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$11 / card

Associate / Premium: $9.90 / card
Elite: $8.80 / card

Submit a mix of at least 25 cards worth up to $500 each under the bulk tier.

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$14 / card

Associate / Premium: $12.60 / card
Elite: $11.20 / card

Submit cards worth up to $1,000 each under the Economy tier.

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$50 / card

Associate / Premium: $45.00 / card
Elite: $40.00 / card

Submit cards worth up to $10,000 each for expedited grading.

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$150 / card

Associate / Premium: $135.00 / card
Elite: $120.00 / card

Submit cards of unlimited value and receive the fastest turnaround time.


Additional Services for Sports Cards

CGC Grading

To evaluate sports cards accurately and consistently, CGC Cards utilizes an industry-standard 10-point grading scale topped by a Gem Mint 10 and, for the best of the best, a Pristine 10. Cards that receive the CGC Pristine 10 grade, which is reserved exclusively for flawless cards under 10-times magnification, receive a special gold CGC Cards Pristine 10 label.
Check out the CGC Cards Grading Scale >>

CGC Protection

CGC Cards protects graded sports cards by encapsulating them in CGC’s state-of-the-art holder. The CGC Cards holder and label combine enhanced security features, crystal-clear optics and the most advanced archival materials for the best in display and protection. Few who see the CGC Cards holder in hand dispute it is the industry’s best.
Learn more about the CGC Cards holder and label >>

CGC Quality

All CGC-certified sports cards are backed by the CGC Guarantee of authenticity and grade, which ensures submissions are inspected by at least two professionals, encapsulated cards are authentic and cards are not overgraded. The CGC Guarantee gives collectors and dealers greater confidence, making it easier and safer to buy, sell and collect sports cards.
Read the CGC Guarantee >>

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Sports Cards We Grade

CGC Cards authenticates and grades sports cards from nearly every sport played around the globe, including: baseball, basketball, football, hockey, wrestling, soccer, boxing, tennis, racing, golf, cricket, rugby, MMA and more! Learn more about cards we grade >>

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