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Autograph Authentication & Grading Services

PSA is the largest and most trusted autograph authentication service in the world. With over 35 million collectibles certified, PSA authenticates a vast array of signatures, ranging from sports to history and entertainment. Combining decades of experience with cutting-edge authentication techniques and a passion for the hobby, PSA continues to deliver a service collectors prefer.


Submit in four easy steps

Submission Form

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Submission Price

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Shipping Charges

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Packaging Guidelines

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Add-On services for your submission

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Autograph Grading

Assign a numerical grade to your PSA-certified autograph, and it will set that autograph apart in the market.

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Autograph Baseball Grading

Not only can PSA grade your autographs, but we can grade the quality and condition of your baseball.

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RookieBall™ & RookieGraph™ Designations

See if your rookie autographs qualify for these special designations.

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QuickOpinion™

Get a PSA authenticator’s opinion before you bid on a potential purchase.

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In-The-Presence Autograph Authentication

Learn more about the best way to guarantee the authenticity of your autographed memorabilia.

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PSA Pre-Certified

Learn more about this unique service for auctions and prospective bidders.

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Autograph Authentication Process

Step 1

Examination

PSA authenticators conduct ink analysis, autograph structure analysis, object evaluation and side-by-side comparisons.

Authenticators may also use a video spectral comparator to further evaluate the autograph.

Step 2

Anti-Counterfeiting

Once the autograph is deemed genuine, a certification sticker bearing a unique alphanumeric serial number is applied to the item.

Step 3

Certification

A Letter of Authenticity (LOA) is issued for the genuine autograph. The document contains the same alphanumeric serial number to match the label on the item.

Step 4

Documentation

The certified autograph can be verified publicly using our online Certification Verification webpage or mobile application.