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Photocopy Fee Chart (Kansai-kan of the NDL)

Various copying methods are used depending on the materials to be copied.
Please confirm the type of materials in the corresponding bibliographic information. Please note that the requested copying method or the copying service itself may not be available owing to the condition of materials or other reasons.

Photocopy type Type of materials Color Size Fee
  • Ordinary photocopying.
  • Unless otherwise specified, A4 or B4 size paper will be used according to the size of materials to be photocopied.
  • Color copying is available only when the material is paper (as in books).
  • Owing to damage, deterioration or for other reasons, some materials may be copied by microfilming.
  • Self-service photoduplication is available at the Kansai-kan only.
(book form)
Black/white A4 / B4 25.92 yen
(24 yen excl. tax)
A3 51.84 yen
(48 yen excl. tax)
A2 103.68 yen
(96 yen excl. tax)
Color B4 / A3 140.4 yen
(130 yen excl. tax)
A4 / B4 15.12 yen
(14 yen excl. tax)
A3 30.24 yen
(28 yen excl. tax)
Paper copy from microfilms or microfiches
  • Microfilm or microfiche images are enlarged and printed on ordinary paper.
  • Color copying is not available.
Micro card
Black/white A4 / B4 32.4 yen
(30 yen excl. tax)
A3 64.8 yen
(60 yen excl. tax)
Inter-film printing
  • Printing from microfiches to microfiches or from microfilm to microfilm is available.
  • In the case of microfilm, black and white are reversed (negative image).
  • The products are sent by mail only.
Black/white 162 yen per sheet
(150 yen excl. tax)
Black/white 162 yen
up to 30 cm per request
(150 yen excl. tax)
Additional 73.44 yen
for every 30 cm
for microfilm
exceeding 30 cm
(68 yen excl. tax)
Photographic microfilming
  • Materials will be photographed to prepare microfilms (negative).
  • This method will be used if ordinary photocopying cannot be done owing to damage to or deterioration of materials or for other reasons.
  • If materials are photographed to prepare microfilm, and then copied for enlargement on ordinary paper, fees for both processes will be charged.
  • Color film is not available.
  • The products are sent by mail only.
(book form)
Black/white 162 yen
for the first frame
per request
(150 yen excl. tax)

Additional 41.04 yen
for every frame
from the second frame
(38 yen excl. tax)
Printouts of electronic material
  • Electronic materials are printed on ordinary paper.
  • Electronic data is not downloadable.
Electronic Material etc.
Microform materials
(printed by the digital microreader only) etc.
Black/white A4 / B4 15.12 yen
(14 yen excl. tax)
A3 30.24 yen
(28 yen excl. tax)
Color A4 / B4 49.68 yen
(46 yen excl. tax)
A3 99.36 yen
(92 yen excl. tax)

(notes) To calculate the total fee, after adding up all the fees excluding tax, impose the consumption tax on the net fee above, and then round the sum down to a whole number.

  • (Ex.)Photocopying (black/white) seven A4 sheets and two A3 sheets :
    24 (yen) x 7 + 48 (yen) x 2 = 168 (yen) + 96 (yen) = 264 (yen)
    264 (yen) x 1.08 (consumption tax) = 285.12 (yen incl. tax) -> 285 yen

The following fees will be charged for copying delivered by mail or parcel :
Handling fee [domestic: 162 yen (including tax) (150 yen excluding tax), overseas: 300 yen] and postage (at cost)

(Revised November 2016)

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