The forms listed below include some of our most commonly used forms. Additional forms are available from our nationwide network of Archives facilities.

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Passenger Arrival Records (NATF Form 81)
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Federal Census Records (NATF Form 82)
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Eastern Cherokee Applications (NATF Form 83)
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Federal Land Entry Files (NATF Form 84)
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Military Pension/Bounty Land Warrant Applications (NATF Form 85)
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(Pre-WWI) Military Service Records (NATF Form 86)
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(Post-WWI) Military Records (SF-180)
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Note: NATF 80 is no longer used. Use NATF 85 for military pension and bounty land warrant applications, and NATF 86 for military service records for Army veterans discharged before 1912.

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These forms are available for you to download/print, sign, and return to us via fax or mail, as indicated in the instructions for each. At this time, these forms can not be submitted through our web site.

Form Number Title Reason to Use
SF-180 Request Pertaining to Military Records Order copies of military records.
NA Form 14115Independent Researcher Listing Application Form | Word Version Request inclusion in our online listing of independent researchers.
NATF Form 36Microfilm Order Form
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Purchase microfilm.
NA 14110Item Approval Form Order motion pictures and sound recordings.
  Request & Order Reproductions Request reproductions of Passenger Arrival Records, Eastern Cherokee Applications, and Compiled Military Service Records online.
OF-11 Reference Request-Federal Records Centers

Courier Version
Federal Agencies Only: Request records or information.
VA 9957 CRS Time Sharing Request Form

ACRS Time Sharing Request Form 2
Federal Agencies Only: Establish a time sharing account.

Copies of Nixon Presidential Materials

Form Title Use For
AV Reproduction Packet 16mm, 35mm, color, or black and white motion film
Still photographs, aerial film, maps, and drawings
Audiotapes, Video-to-video or Film-to-video


Title Reason to Use
National Archives Applicant Background Survey Apply for a job with the National Archives.


Form Number Title/Description
Standard Form 424 Application for Federal Assistance, see: SF-424 Family
NA Form 17001 National Historical Publications And Records Commission (NHPRC) - Budget Form & Instructions
NA Form 17001a NHPRC Grant Offer Acknowledgment

Records Management (For Use By Federal Agencies Only)

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