Agency access to records held by the National Archives
From 1 January 2018 agency access to unclassified paper records will be provided through the Agency Digitisation Service (ADS). For more information see Agency Digitisation Service.
Classified records, or records in formats not covered by the Agency Digitisation Service, may be retrieved via the Lending Service.
Alternatively agencies can arrange to view records by visiting a Reading Room.
If your agency is needs access to its records for legal proceedings or a discovery order see: Access to records for legal proceedings.