National Personnel Records Center

Visitors and On-Site Researchers

Our Research Rooms:

Individuals who wish to visit the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) because they have a strong interest in viewing records in person may do so by scheduling an appointment in the NPRC's Research Rooms:

ARCHIVAL RESEARCH ROOM FEDERAL RECORDS CENTER RESEARCH ROOM
Military Personnel Records Civilian Personnel Records Military Personnel Records Civilian Personnel Records
If the veteran separated from military service before 1957: 
 
If the Federal civil servant's employment ended before 1952:
 
If the veteran separated from military service after 1956:
 
If the Federal civil servant's employment ended after 1951
 

What is the difference between Federal and Archival Records?

Please Note: Archival and Federal (non-archival) records are accessed in separate Research Rooms. If you want to view both archival and non-archival records, you must schedule an appointment with each Research Room.

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