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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 (excl. tax)
  • Ordinary photocopying.
  • Enlarged and reduced photocopying is not available.
  • 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
23 yen
A3 40 yen
A2 115 yen
Color A4
90 yen
A3 110 yen
14 yen
Printouts of electronic materials
Printouts of microform materials via digital microreader
  • Electronic materials are printed on ordinary paper.
Electronic Material,
Microform materials (via digital microreader)
Black/white A4
14 yen
Color A4
34 yen
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
70 yen
A3 100 yen
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 210 yen per sheet
Black/white 120 yen
for every 30 cm per request
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 130 yen
for every frame


  • 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 :
      23 (yen) x 7 + 40 (yen) x 2 = 161 (yen) + 80 (yen) = 241 (yen)
      241 (yen) x 1.08 (consumption tax) = 260.28 (yen incl. tax) -> 260 yen
  • The following fees will be charged for copying delivered by mail or parcel :
    Handling fee [domestic: 200 yen (216 yen including tax), overseas: 350 yen] and postage (at cost)
  • We do not charge consumption tax for copy products which are to be shipped overseas.

(Revised July, 2018)

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