Our Services


The Isle of Man Public Record Office offers a number of methods of copying records for private research purposes. Copies will only be supplied in line with copyright legislation and, where applicable, with the permission of the department that controls the records. Where copies are supplied to you by the Isle of Man Public Record Office, you may be asked to sign a copyright declaration form.

More information on reprographics, copyright and fees is provided in the Information Sheets on our website.

Tours and group visits

We offer tours for groups who wish to find out more about the Record Office. These include an introduction to our work, a trip behind the scenes into our archive stores and the chance to find out about highlighted documents from our archive collections.

Tours typically last 45 minutes - 1 hour and are subject to staff availability. Due to the nature of our site, the maximum group size for any visit is 12 people.

If you would like to book a group visit, please get in touch with us to make arrangements.

Advice for public bodies

The Public Record Office is responsible for the guidance, co-ordination and supervision of the safekeeping of Isle of Man public records. A series of factsheets on a variety of topics aimed at public bodies is available via the Isle of Man Government website.

Public bodies and other holders of public records are always encouraged to contact us for further information and advice.