National Personnel Records Center

Check the Status of a Request for Military Service Records

  • Allow about 10 days for us to receive and process your request, then you may check the status of your request.
  • These forms are ONLY for status updates for EXISTING requests from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC).
  • Visit the Request Military Service Records page to start a new request for military service records; online, by mail, or by fax.


Check Status   Check the status of a military service records request

Check Medical Request  Check the status of a military clinical and/or medical treatment records 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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