Archived Record Request

The Department of Correction frequently receives requests for historical records on offenders.  Requests for records can now be submitted through our new online web portal.



Requests can also be submitted through our dedicated phone line or in writing.

Tennessee Department of Correction
Records Management
2nd Floor, Rachel Jackson Building
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0465

(615) 253-8079

You will need to include the following information with your request:

  1. Your contact information - name, mailing address, phone number and an email address, if available.
  2. The reason for your request.
  3. The full name of the offender, Tennessee offender identification number (TOMIS #), date of birth, and social security number.
  4. A detailed description of the information you are seeking from the record.

If an archive search is required, appropriate charges will apply.  Do not send a payment with your original request.  You will be notified of any charges when the request is completed.

NOTE:  Copies of an offenders' diploma must be requested at

Board of Parole