The online services of the National Archives of Hungary (MNL) and Budapest City Archives (BFL) can be accessed through the Digital Archives Portal. Here you can search in the combined databases of registry and digital contents of the archives, register as a researcher, submit document requests or contact our client services.

During the coronavirus emergency all Research Rooms of the National Archives of Hungary and the Budapest City Archives will be closed. The archives do not accept new researcher registrations and research requests. The date of the re-opening will be published on the webpages and Facebook pages of the archives.
Please follow the official pages of the archives for updates:
National Archives of Hungary: webpage (, Facebook page (;
Budapest City Archives: webpage (, Facebook page (
Thank you for your understanding.
National Archives of Hungary & Budapest City Archives


To consult documents preserved in the archives, register as a researcher and submit your requests. Here you can find more information about research in the archives.

→ Continue


To request certified copies of documents preserved in the archives or certifications based on archival documents contact the client services of the archives here.

→ Continue


Information regarding the data management procedures and the rules of the transfer of digital documents to the archives for document creators and transferring organs.

→ Continue

Log in to reach services available only for registered webpage users.

Registration Log in