PSA Card Packaging Guide

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Packaging How-To

Item Bundling:

1. Place each card in a Mylar or penny sleeve.

2. Place each sleeved card into a Card Saver or similarly protective holder that is sturdy, but flexible.

- Do not use rigid card holders (top loaders, screen down cases, etc) as cards can occasionally be damaged during removal. Keep in mind that holders aren’t returned.

3. Arrange multi-card submissions in the same order as listed on your Online Submission Center confirmation page.

- Note that submissions arranged incorrectly incur a 5% service charge and can extend the turnaround time.

4. Now holdered and correctly stacked, sandwich the bundle between two slightly-larger pieces of cardboard and bind it all together (tightly, but not too tight) with rubber bands.

Shipping Box Prep

5. Further protect your card bundle with bubble wrap, newspaper wrapping, packing tissue, or Styrofoam pellets. Additionally, consider a resealable plastic bag to keep moisture at bay.

6. Place an Order Confirmation printout in the box alongside the item bundle.

7. Use colored packing tape or security tape to seal your shipping box.

8. Adhere your Submission ID packing label to the outside of the package using a printable sticker label or clear tape. Make sure all barcodes are completely visible to ensure ease of processing on arrival.

Pro Tips

  • Expedited shipping (1-3 business days) is strongly recommended to help avoid potential delays and mishandling. The quicker the trip, the better.

  • Do not reuse old boxes that have been damaged or have old shipping labels attached.

  • Do not use paper-based envelopes. This includes padded cardboard mailers or cardboard flat-rate shipping envelopes. Do not use clear exterior label pouches for shipping labels. Instead, securely tape all labels directly to your package.

  • Do not use painters tape, thin scotch tape, or repurposed tape when sealing box edges. Avoid clear tape here; colored packing tape or security tape is preferred. Use multiple tape strips to cover all box seams for added protection. Add more tape if you’re ever in doubt—it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Ship Your Cards, Ticket and Packs
Via United States Postal Service (USPS):

CU Receiving P.O. Box 6180 Newport Beach, CA 92658

Via UPS, FedEx or DHL:

CU Receiving 1610 E. St Andrew Place Ste. 150 Santa Ana, CA 92705

Ship Your Autographs
Via United States Postal Service (USPS):

PSA/DNA P.O. Box 6180 Newport Beach, CA 92658

Via UPS, FedEx or DHL:

PSA/DNA 1610 E. St Andrew Place Ste. 150 Santa Ana, CA 92705

Ship Your Original Photographs
Via all Carriers:

Collectors 210 Hudson Street 2nd Floor Jersey City, NJ 07311

Ship Your Funko Pops!
Via all Carriers:

Collectors 210 Hudson Street 2nd Floor Jersey City, NJ 07311

Ship Professional Model Bats & Gloves
Via all Carriers:

PSA/DNA 3 South Granville Ave, Suite 103 Margate, NJ 08402

We accept USPS United States Postal Service and FedEx Federal Express. Do not send postage stamps, shipping materials or pre-paid postage labels for the return of your package.

Customer Shipping Advisory

PSA takes full responsibility for the safety and whereabouts of your items while they are in the possession of Collectors/PSA. However, Collectors/PSA is not liable for any damage or loss that occurs during the shipping process. The shipping guidelines above have been provided by Collectors’ Internal Asset Protection Team in collaboration with the Fedex, USPS, and UPS loss prevention teams.

If you do have issues with your items during shipment to our facilities, you can reach out to the appropriate shipping carrier at the links below: