Request a Federal Civilian 

Personnel File

We offer access to official Federal Personnel Files which are held at the National Archives. Our research specialists on site at U.S. National Archives research centers and we can scan your ancestor's official personnel file for you. Federal civilian employees and volunteers such as those who served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, Merchant Marines and other agencies have federal personnel files maintained at the National Archives. Federal official personnel files often contain fascinating details about the work performed by the federal employee as well as records pertaining to their family life. Federal personnel files can provide a wealth of information which can be useful for your genealogical research. Order your ancestor's official federal personnel file today and let us help you unravel the mysteries surrounding the service of your civilian federal employee. 

The Ordering Process

We locate your ancestor's federal personnel file at the National Archives and scan the entire record for you in high resolution. You can view scans of the original record as if you are looking at the federal personnel file yourself at the National Archives. Our military research specialists can have most federal personnel files ready for you within 1-2 weeks. Once we have scanned your ancestor's federal personnel file we will send an invoice to your email address. You can pay this using a credit/debit card or Paypal if you prefer. Payment is due at the time the invoice arrives in your email inbox. Once the invoice is paid we will send the scanned federal personnel file right to to your email address. Simple, convenient and fast. 

How much do Federal Personnel Files cost?

Official Federal Personnel Files are between $75 and $100 depending on the size of the record.

View an example of a official personnel file

Click on  file to view an example of a federal official personnel file

Merchant Marine Personnel File.pdf Merchant Marine Personnel File.pdf
Size : 16373.951 Kb
Type : pdf
Navy Civilian Employee Personnel File.pdf Navy Civilian Employee Personnel File.pdf
Size : 8261.849 Kb
Type : pdf

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