You can apply for either:
- your own service records if you are, or have been, a member of the armed forces
- the records of someone who’s deceased if you’re eligible, for example you’re their immediate next of kin or you’re researching them
How long it takes
It can take several months for your application to be processed.
Your application will be prioritised if it’s urgent.
Other ways to find service records
You can also search: