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National Archives National Archives Announces Changes in Copying Fees
Press Release · Monday, October 1, 2012

Washington, DC

New fee schedule goes into effect October 1, 2012

College Park, MD…The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has issued an amended fee schedule for reproduction of archival materials in National Archives facilities nationwide. The new fee schedule starts October 1, 2012.

New Fee Schedule Starting Monday, October 1, 2012

Description

Old Fee

New Fee

Self-Service

Self-service paper-to-paper copies (all NARA facilities)

$.20 and $.25

$.25

Self-service microfilm-to-paper copies

$.50

$.60

Self-service paper-to-paper copies - color

$1.25

$1.35

Self-service book-to-paper copies

$.75

$.85

Self-service photo to photo (DC region only)

$8.00

$11.00

Self-service video copying session with tape – additional video tape

$2.50

$3.00

NARA Reproduction Services

Minimum reproductions order

$15.00

$20.00

Paper-to-paper (or CD/DVD) (up to and including 11″ x 17″)

$.75

$.80

Color paper-to-paper

$3.00

$4.60

Microfilm or microfiche to paper

$2.90

$3.50

Paper to microfilm

$2.65

$2.50

Microfiche duplication,domestic shipping

$10.00

$12.00

Microfiche duplication, foreign shipping

$20.00

$22.00

Expedited shipping

$25.00

$30.00

Digitized/Digital NARA Reproduction Services

Basic digitized scan – up to 8 ½″ x 14″

$.75

$.80

Born-digital files, 10 or fewer files

$15.00 per file

$17.00 per file

Born-digital files, 11 or more files

$13.00 per file

$14.00 per file

Fixed-Fee Orders

NATF Form 81: Order for Copies of Ship Passenger Arrival Records

$25.00

$20.00

NATF Form 82: Order for Copies of Federal Census Records

$25.00

$20.00

NATF Form 83: Order for Copies of Eastern Cherokee Application Files

$25.00

$20.00

NATF Form 84: Order for Copies of Land Records

$40.00

$50.00

NATF Form 85: Order for Copies of Federal Pension or Land Warrant Applications
         Full Pension Application File – Pre–Civil War
         Full Pension Application File – Civil War and Later (up to 100 pages)
         Full Pension Application File – (each additional page after 100)
         Pension Documents Packet
         Bounty Land Warrant Application

 

$50.00
$75.00
$.65
$25.00
$25.00

 

$55.00
$80.00
$.70
$30.00
$30.00

NATF Form 86: Order for Copies of Military Service Files

$25.00

$30.00

Accessioned Draft Registration Card (minimum reproductions order does not apply)

$5.00

$7.00

Accessioned Naturalization Record (minimum reproductions order does not apply)

$7.50

$10.00

Archival Official Military Personnel Files (OMPFs), 6 or more pages

$60.00

$70.00

Archival Official Military Personnel Files (OMPFs), 5 or fewer pages

$20.00

$25.00

Archival Official Personnel Folders (OPFs), 6 or more pages

$60.00

$70.00

Archival Official Personnel Folders (OPFs), 5 or fewer pages

$20.00

$25.00

Self-service copies will be $0.25 per page at all NARA facilities. NARA-made copies will be $0.80 per page. Fees for reproductions not listed will be unchanged; current fees are online [www.archives.gov/research/order/fees.html]. For more information on NARA’s fees, fee calculations, payment and refund policies, see the Code of Federal Regulations 36 CFR 1258 online at http://tinyurl.com/CFRfees.

The National Archives Trust Fund supports the programs of the National Archives through a variety of activities. See more information, [www.archives.gov/publications/general-info-leaflets/29-trust-fund.pdf].

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