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Dear Mr. Ihsan,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
For the types of records you wish to research, rules regarding access, copying, and use of records are the same regardless of the nationality of the researcher. For specific questions about the records and the procedures for using them, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Cartographic (RDSC) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Although it is not required to contact RDSC in advance, we strongly suggest doing so to make sure you may scan the records you seek and that there will be no unexpected complications.
When you arrive at the National Archives at College Park, you will be required to show a government-issued identification with a photograph. Your passport will meet this requirement. As part of researcher registration, you also will be required to provide the address of the location in the United States where you are staying.
There may be certain restrictions on entry into the United States due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Please see the U.S. Department of State’s travel website under the heading “Presidential Proclamation on Novel Coronavirus” for more information, and continue to monitor the website for updates.
Also, although the National Archives at Seattle has closed its research rooms because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the National Archives at College Park that you will be visiting remains open, without any special restrictions on international travelers. Please continue to monitor our website and official social media channels for updates.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your research!
Dear Mr. Jason Atkinson
Thank you for your insightful reply.
Dear Mr. Ihsan,
Since our response to your request, circumstances have changed. Unfortunately, starting at the close of business, Friday, March 13, all National Archives and Presidential Libraries research rooms will be closed to the public until further notice.
You may still contact National Archives at College Park - Cartographic (RDSC) via email at email@example.com to inquire as to whether it would be possible to order digital copies of these records. If RDSC can make copies, there will be a reproduction fee for the service.
Also, since our last communication, the United States has expanded entry restrictions. Please see the Department of Homeland Security website for more information:
NARA is working with public health officials and other agencies to monitor and respond to the evolving conditions. For more information, please go to https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus.
We regret any inconvenience this may cause you.