About the Digital Archives

The Digital Archives present archive documents in digital form. You can search through structured data and digitized photographs, read full-text print outs or browse through pictures, view videos or listen to digitized recordings. The Digital Archives are free to use, and open to all.

How do I read old handwriting? 
The scanned sources in The Digital Archives can occasionally be very difficult to read. On this page, you can get advice on how to learn...
Our user guides can assist you in accessing and using the material available in the Digital Archives. Here you will find solutions to common problems...
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About the Digital Archives 
The most visible part of the Digital Archives is the internet site, which serves as an entry point into archive material. However, there are a...
Restricted images in the Digital Archives 
Some pictures in the Digital Archives are restricted for viewing. These, and sometimes entire archives, may be covered by legislative restrictions and therefore not freely...
Contact Information 
We have various channels you can use if you have any questions.
Privacy policy 
This privacy policy explains the handling of personal information that is registered when you use the National Archives’ services on arkivportalen.no and digitalarkivet.no, arkivverket.no, or...