Document Delivery Service


We can supply and deliver document reproductions from the physical collections (books, journals, newspapers, microfilms) of our libraries.

The Document Delivery Service is a chargeable service, and the supply of documents is governed by copyright restrictions in accordance with the laws of Singapore.



  • Institutional or corporate members of the National Library Board
  • Government ministries and statutory boards in Singapore
  • Overseas libraries and individuals residing outside of Singapore


Delivery Method 

  • Email for scanned/digital copies
  • Registered Post for delivery of print duplicate copies
  • Self-collect at Level 8, Information Counter, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library.
    • For those collecting materials on behalf of others, the person collecting must produce the following document as a form of verification: Email correspondence between requestor and National Library officer handling the request.


Payment Methods

  • PayPal
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card - (Visa/Mastercard)



Document Delivery Fees


Description Unit of Charging GST-Exclusive GST-Inclusive
Administrative Fee Per request $11.68 $12.73
Printing & Scanning Fee Per page $1.03 $1.12


Delivery Time

  • Processing and delivery time will be dependent on the scope of your request and the delivery mode.
  • For self-collection at Lee Kong Chian Reference Library, our staff will contact you once your document is ready for collection.
  • For delivery by post, the delivery time may take between 1 and 3 weeks.



Please email:

Please place your online request via the National Library Document Delivery Request Form.