Effective December 1, 2017, authentication fees are raised to offset the increasing costs of shipping and insurance incurred by the Authentication Service. The last fee increase was in 2012.

Authentication Fee Schedule* 

 

CSA Members

Non-Members

Stamps Off Cover – General Issue and Provisionals Singles or Multiples (Pairs, Strips, Blocks) Unused or Used    

Valued $1 to $249

$30
$40

Valued $250 to $499

$35
$50

Valued $500 to $999

$50
$65

Valued $1,000 to $2,499

$80
$95

Valued $2,500+

$125
$150
   
 
Postal History (Covers)  
 

Valued $1 to $499

$45
$60

Valued $500 to $999

$60
$75

Valued $1,000 to $2,499

$90
$110

Valued $2,500 to $4,999

$150
$175

Valued $5,000 to $9,999

$250
$300

Valued $10,000+

$400
$500
     
Express Service - 30-Day turn around (in addition to regular fee)    

$1 to $2,499

$75
$75

$2,500+

$100
$100
     

Not Genuine Certificate

$40
$45

No Opinion Certificate

$25
$30
     
Item donated to CSA Authentication Service Reference Collection within 60 days of the date of the certificate**
Fee Waived
Fee Waived

 

* Fees are all inclusive for domestic mailings, i.e., postage and handling are included.  Items returned to an address outside of the United States are charged an additional $25.00 for shipping.
** For donations, contact Stefan T. Jaronski at i_bugdoc@hotmail.com

 

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