How to Submit to CGC Trading Cards

Submitting your cards to CGC Trading Cards is easy. Just follow the simple steps below to get your cards certified and protected by our TCG experts and protected by our superior holder.


Become a CGC Member

Join as a paid CGC member to get full submission privileges and other great benefits, such as 10% off at the CCG Store, a $150 grading credit and more. Paid memberships start at just $25 per year!

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Choose Your Tier & Services

CGC Trading Cards offers different grading tiers based on a card’s fair market value (FMV) and the approximate turnaround time desired. Once you select your grading tier, you can also choose add-on services like sub-grades, pedigree and imaging.

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Complete a Submission Form

Complete CGC Trading Cards’ simple and easy-to-use online submission form to let us know what cards you will be submitting and which services you would like.

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Package & Ship Your Collectibles

The last step is to package and ship your cards to CGC. It’s important to pack your cards securely so that they reach CGC safely. Follow our step-by-step instructions to prepare your cards for their trip to CGC.

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