The National Archive Mailing Address, Email Address, Phone Numbers and Contact Information

The National Archive is a non-ministerial government department and its headquarter located at Richmond, United Kingdom. Its  parent department is the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom of Northern Ireland and Great Britain. The department is authority of the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.

The National Archives was formed in 2003 by combining the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission. The National Archives merged with the Office of Public Sector Information in 2006. Let’s look at the following contact details.

COVID-19 – NHS Test and Trace

They have set up a dedicated email for use by the NHS Test and Trace service. This email account will be monitored regularly for official contract tracing purposes. Here is the email address

Education service general enquiries

Contact them with queries about education service and online educational resources. Here is the dedicated email address

Website Inquiries

Contact with queries about website, not including advice about our catalogue. Here is the website helpline email address

Reading rooms access & services

Contact with queries about visiting the reading rooms at The National Archives, reader ticket applications and document ordering, and requests for digital or paper copies of records. Here is the email address,

Mailing Address

Here is the mailing address of The National Archives, The National Archives, Kew, Richmond TW9 4DU, United Kingdom.

Press Inquiries

Contact the Press team for media enquiries about The National Archives and its work.

Telephone +44 (0)20 8392 5277 or email the Media team at this email address For out of hours enquiries please call +44 (0)7825 098 583.

Source: The National Archive