PSA & PSA/DNA Certification Verification


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Quick Tip
Certification numbers appear in the lower right of the encapsulated label or on the oval DNA sticker.

Verify the validity of PSA & PSA/DNA certification numbers using the form field. If found in our database, the collectible's details will display. Always confirm certification numbers for collectibles purchased online after receipt.

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We're sorry. The certification number provided was not found in the database. Try double checking your entry for accuracy. If the problem persists, please follow the instructions below and wait for a response. If this requires immediate attention you may contact Customer Service at 800-325-1121.

For PSA items, please email front and back images of the item to [email protected].

For PSA/DNA items, please email images of the item, its signature(s), the certification sticker & the Certificate or Letter of Authenticity to [email protected].


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PSA Grading Standards


Since 1991, PSA grading has been the accepted standard in the trading card industry.

Learn more about PSA’s grading standards for trading cards, packs, tickets and coins/pins. Read grade-by-grade explanations for the 10-point grading scale or take a visual tour.

Detailed guidelines for half-point grades, qualifiers, and no-grade definitions are also included.

PSA Grading Standards

PSA/DNA Autograph Authentication


PSA/DNA employs a four-level autograph authentication system to combat counterfeiters.

  • Step 1: Examination
  • Step 2: Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Step 3: Certification
  • Step 4: Documentation

Get the full detail behind the hobby’s most secure authentication process.

PSA/DNA Authentication

Security: A Buyer’s Guide


Verification of certification numbers does not eliminate the risk of buying counterfeit collectibles.

Though uncommon, forgers may counterfeit PSA & PSA/DNA documents using certification numbers derived from public sources.

As a general rule, PSA encourages the purchase of PSA & PSA/DNA certified items from these dealers.

Security Notice

Collectors Universe is providing access to its database for the sole purpose of confirming data regarding authenticated items with a particular certification number. Collectors Universe does not view authenticated items listed on the web and does not warrant or guarantee that any such authenticated item is, in fact, a genuine Collectors Universe authenticated item.