Legal Resources | Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34 | T34 99.11, 099.011
May an educational agency or institution charge a fee for copies of education records?
(a) Unless the imposition of a fee effectively prevents a parent or eligible student from exercising the right to inspect and review the student's education records, an educational agency or institution may charge a fee for a copy of an education record which is made for the parent or eligible student.
(b) An educational agency or institution may not charge a fee to search for or to retrieve the education records of a student.
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1232g(a)(1))