PCGS Gold Shield Grading

How to Submit - Hong Kong Office

Submit your World Banknotes by Mail or In-Person to the Hong Kong Office.

PCGS Gold Shield Grading
Hong Kong Office
Suite 11A-14, 11/F
Tower 3, China Hong Kong City
33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Submission Types

You may submit banknotes through the Grading, Regrade or Reholder Services.


For banknotes not encapsulated or graded by any grading service.


For a banknote previously graded by PCGS Gold Shield Grading that you feel is worthy of a higher grade. Submit in the PCGS Gold Shield Grading holder. The banknote will be removed from the holder and regraded.


This is the re-encapsulation of PCGS Gold Shield Grading certified banknote. Banknote will not be regraded.

Gold Shield Grading Services & Fees
Service Level Maximum Banknote Value (USD) Fee Per Note (USD)
Modern - 1961 to Date 300 16
Economy 300 18
Value 1,500 30
Regular 3,000 45
Premium 20,000 85
High Value 100,000 185
Rarity None 300 + 1%
Bulk* (Min. of 50 Notes, Same Type of modern banknotes) None POR
Reholder None 10

*Contact PCGS Gold Shield Grading in Hong Kong for bulk pricing.
Specimen, proof, essays and notes not listed in major catalogs (i.e. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell, etc.) must submit to Value or higher. Error notes and Small Commercial (private) issue notes must submit to Value or higher level, an additional fee of USD 15 per Error note will apply. A USD 10 per banknote Handling Fee is applied to all submissions. Variety plus fee and Mint Error fee are non-refundable.

†If you select Rarity service level, add additional fee equal to 1% of the value of the banknote in its final grade. The value of the banknote is determined by the PCGS Price Guide value for that grade or the Declared Value of the banknote, if the Price Guide value is not available. PCGS reserves the right to make the final determination of the banknote’s value.

Additional Service Extra Fee Per Note (USD)
Oversized Holder 10
Error Notes 15

For the additional services, extra fee will be charged if applicable.

  • Notify the PCGS Hong Kong Office by emailing a copy of the downloadable submission form to [email protected]  or faxing a copy to +852 2194 6628
  • PCGS Gold Shield Grading Hong Kong Office

    PCGS Hong Kong Office
    Suite 11A-14, 11/F
    Tower 3, China Hong Kong City
    33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
    Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • All submissions should be packaged securely and must be accompanied by a PCGS Gold Shield Grading Hong Kong submission form.
  • PCGS Hong Kong Office is open Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
  • Appointments must be made in advance by calling +852 2194 6688

    PCGS Hong Kong Office
    Suite 11A-14, 11/F
    Tower 3, China Hong Kong City
    33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
    Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • Visit PCGS at numismatic tradeshows throughout the year and submit your coins and banknotes for on-site grading or take-home submissions (where applicable).
NEW: Hong Kong Express Submission Schedule

Please observe the following Hong Kong Express schedule in the coming months to enjoy speedy and convenience submissions at the PCGS Hong Kong Office.

  • January 9, 2019
  • January 23, 2019
  • February 13, 2019
  • February 27, 2019
  • March 13, 2019
  • April 16, 2019
  • April 30, 2019
  • May 15, 2019
  • May 29, 2019
  • June 12, 2019
  • June 26, 2019
  • July 10, 2019
  • September 4, 2019
  • September 18, 2019
  • October 2, 2019
  • October 16, 2019
  • October 30, 2019
  • November 13, 2019
  • November 27, 2019
  • December 11, 2019
  • December 24, 2019

The submission deadline is 5:00 PM Hong Kong time of the dates listed above. We suggest you call +852 2194 6688 to schedule an appointment to drop off your coins or banknotes.

*Please contact customer service representative for the cutoff date of the event.

PCGS On-Site Grading Pick-up Information

Turnaround Time:

You will be notified via email by PCGS Gold Shield Grading when your order is ready.

In Person: You must schedule an appointment to pick up your submission.
By Mail: Banknotes will be delivered to the delivery address provided by customers (Please note that customers will have to bear postage charges)

You must produce a Passport/ID matching the information on the submission form.

Previously authorized individuals who are denoted on the submission form may pick up your orders with proper passport information.