The archive contains paper documents and electronic files, and comprises approximately 12 shelf metres. Access to the material will be given respecting regular rules in accordance with freedom of information legislation, the law concerning public administration and the law of protective security.

Access applications can be directed to the National Archives.

Only four channels can be used to apply for access:

  •  e-mail to the National Archives: riksarkivet@arkivverket.no  
  •  regular mail to the National Archives
  •  calling the National Archives: 22 02 26 00
  •  coming in person to to the information desk in the National Archives