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Archives Copying Charges

Digital Images
PDF up to A3 (per image)85p
JPG up to A3 (per image)85p
JPG A3-A0 (per image)£6.65
TIFF (per page)£20
TIFFS downloaded from our digital repository (per document)£7.50
PDF Proquest Parliamentary Papers download (per document)£7.50
Self-service digital photography in Archives search room (per day)£7.50
Paper Copies
Black and white prints up to A3 (per page)£1.35
Colour prints up to A3 (per page)£4.95
Colour prints up to A0 (per page)£9.60
Additional charge to cover the administrative costs of work requiring special attention (per hour or part hour).- This charge will only be made after prior notification.£50
Copies certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments as a true copy of the original record (per document)£40
Media use (film, TV & radio);
Licences for use of images in publications, on TV, websites, etc
Separate scales of charges available on request – contact
Minimum Charge
All copying orders£7.50


  • Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to ‘House of Lords Account’. Cheques must be in sterling and drawn on a UK bank. They should be sent to: Parliamentary Archives, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0PW.
  • Credit card payments can be accepted via e-mail. The transaction is carried out via PayPal. Please email and explain you want to pay this way.
  • BACS payments can be accepted. Please contact the Parliamentary Archives for details.
  • Copies will not be sent without prior payment under any circumstances.
  • Invoices may be issued where a customer requires one to make a payment, but copies will not be sent until the invoice has been paid.