National Personnel Records Center

Check the Status of a Request for Records at NPRC

This form is ONLY for status updates for EXISTING requests. To start a new request for Military Records, visit the Veterans section.

If you have requested records from the National Personnel Records Center, and need an update on the status of your request:

You may also telephone the NPRC Customer Service Line (this is a long-distance call for most customers):  



Note:   Our peak calling times are weekdays between 10:00 a.m. CST and 3:00 p.m. CST. Staff is available to take your call as early as 7:00 a.m. and as late as 5:00 p.m. CST.


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