Analysis & Grading

GIA Reports - New Format



About The New Format

Beginning January 2014, GIA’s benchmark laboratory reports will have a new look. They’ll contain the same trusted grading and identification data in an easier-to-read format.  The reports will also contain enhanced security features and unique QR codes providing direct access to Report Check for quick report verification. The new reports consume less paper and other materials to help clients reduce their storage and postage costs.

Exchanging Reports for the Revised Format

The introduction of the revised format will not affect the validity of previously issued reports. If you’d still like to exchange your current report for one in the new format, GIA’s Reissue Program offers a cost-effective way to do so.

Reports Qualifying for Reissue:  Any prior version report dated on or after January 1, 2013.  (Reports dated prior to January 1, 2013 are subject to the standard update service and fees.)

Reissue Fees:
Reports dated January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013: $10 USD for Dossier; $15 USD for all other reports.
Reports dated July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013: No Charge

All requests for reissues at these special rates must be submitted by December 31, 2014, otherwise regular Update Service and corresponding fees apply.

How the Reissue Program works:
• Complete a Reissue Request form and submit along with your current report to any GIA laboratory or intake location worldwide
• You do not need to resubmit your gemstones
• Free shipping and handling
• Please allow up to 10 business days to process after the request and original report are received
• Reports issued in new format will carry the date of the original report
• If payment is required, you will be invoiced in the local currency of the lab where you submitted
• Reissue program expires December 31, 2014
 

Laboratory or GIA In-take Location Dossier reports dated January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013
All other reports dated January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013

All Reports Dated July 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013*
Carlsbad,
New York
$10 $15 No Charge
Bangkok ฿320 ฿480 No Charge
Dubai AED 35 AED 50 No Charge
Gaborone P 80 P 115 No Charge
Hong Kong HK$80 HK$115 No Charge
Johannesburg R 90 R 135 No Charge
Mumbai 560 840 No Charge
Ramat Gan $10 USD $15 USD No Charge
Tokyo ¥900 ¥1300 No Charge

*You must submit your request by December 31, 2014, otherwise stated fees apply.

For more information, contact labservice@gia.edu
Download reissue request form to submit 10 or fewer items
Download Excel form to submit more than 10 items

Press Release

Read the full press release about the new report format. Read More

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