Welcome to the NLI Reader Registration application
Anyone over 16 years of age who wishes to use NLI collections should apply for a reader's ticket.
A reader's ticket is valid for three years and gives readers access to all our collections.
If you already hold a reader's ticket but wish to renew it please contact
A reader's ticket is required to gain access to the Reading Rooms.
Your ticket application will be completed in person on production of a valid photographic ID.
The ticket office opening hours are Mon-Fri, 10:30 – 12:00
Please note we prioritise readers wishing to use NLI material only.
If you didn't get a confirmation please ensure that your mail client allows mail from firstname.lastname@example.org and use the form below to send the confirmation email again.
Resend Confirmation Instructions