What we do


The National Archives has developed a number of policies to ensure the permanent protection and preservation of archives in our care and to facilitate access through the provision of a high quality public service.

Statement of Services for Departments of State and public bodies

Complaints Policy

Digital Imaging Policy

Loans Policy

Copyright Guidelines

Acquisition Policy 2018 – 2022

Social Media Policy, Twitter

Archives Framework 2018 – 2020

Filming Policy