Re-using public sector information

Learn about re-using public sector information (PSI), licensing and copyright.

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PSI is information produced by central and local government or any other public body. Find out more about the regulations on the re-use of PSI.

Find information about complaints procedures and protocols, the mediation service provided by The National Archives, and information about previous complaints.

The Office of Public Sector Information, part of The National Archives, runs the Information Fair Trader Scheme (IFTS), which sets and assesses standards for public sector bodies.

The National Archives is leading on work to transpose amendments to the Directive on the Re-use of Public Sector Information, adopted by the European Union in June 2013, into UK law.

Find information about copyright in relation to documents held in The National Archives, as well as Crown copyright.