Charges for information requests

Printing, copying and postage costs

Our printing, copying and postage costs are set out below.


Format Cost
A4 black and white 10p per sheet
A3 black and white 20p per sheet
A4 colour £1.00 per sheet
A3 colour £1.50 per sheet


Send to Cost
UK or Ireland

£1.00 per page


£1.75 per page

Rest of the world

£2.00 per page

Prints from a PC

Format Cost
Black and white 10p per page
Colour 50p per page
Photo quality paper prints £1.00 per page

Electronic media

Format Cost
CD ROM £1.00
Floppy disc (1.44MB) £1.00
Scanning of A4 paper records £1.40 per image
Scanning of A3 paper records £2.10 per image
Email attachment No charge

Other costs

Postage costs will apply and will vary per document.

We will not charge for:

  • information to be provided in an alternative format if the Disability Discrimination Act covers the person requesting it unless the original document was a priced publication, in which case the charge will not exceed the publication's price

  • information to be provided in a different language, if English is not the first language of the person making the request