Queen's University


Access and Privacy

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Section 57(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) allows Queen's to charge fees to cover the expenses incurred in the search for records, preparing the record for disclosure, copying or printing the record, shipping costs and any other cost incurred in responding to a request for access. The fee information below sets out those costs with fixed prices under the Act. Please note, other fees, such as shipping or invoiced costs, may also be charged. If access is requested to your own information the only fees charged are for photocopying.

Initial Fee




Computer Print-out


Manual Search

$7.50 per 15 minutes

Preparing for Disclosure

$7.50 per 15 minutes

Developing a Computer Program

$15.00 per 15 minutes

All fees are payable to Queen's University and must be received before access is granted.