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On this page you can find other specifications for electronic records management systems.  Some of these are related to MoReq or MoReq2, others are completely different.  Please note that some of the specifications on this page may be obsolete or superseded; they are included here for historical interest.  In all cases, you should check on their status before using them.

The information includes:

  • copies of the specifications
  • reconciliations that show you how the specifications are related to MoReq/MoReq2


MoReq2010 v1.1

Europe Europe | EN | English

Download MoReq2010 v1.1 (9611 KB)

MoReq2010 itself.

This is the DLM Forum Foundation's MoReq2010®: Modular Requirements for Records Systems – Volume 1: Core Services & Plug-in Modules, 2011, published in December 2011.  Version 1.1.  Note: 10MB download.

Differences between this version and v1.0 (available on the MoReq2010 page) are not specified.  If you know the differences, please tell us.


Specificația MoReq2 - Cerințe model pentru managementul actelor electronice

Romania România | RO | Româna

Download Specificația MoReq2 (6938 KB)

MoReq2, ediția în limba română.

Romanian translation of MoReq2, with introduction.  As translated by Bogdan-Florin Popovici; translation validated on behalf of the DLM Forum by Lucia Ștefan.

Posted here in the absence of publication by the DLM Forum.


e-ARQ Brasil (v1.1)

Brazil Brasil | PT | Português

Download e-ARQ Brasil (v1.1) (2330 KB)

Modelo de Requisitos para Sistemas Informatizados de Gestão Arquivística de Documentos, v1.1  Published by the National Council of Archives of Brazil, December 2009 (updates v1 of 2006).  See also MoReq-Jus, elsewhere on this page.


Система Электронного Документооборота Требования К Архивной Подсистеме

Russia Россия (Russia) | RU | русский

Download Система Электронного Документооборота Требования К Архивной Подсистеме (392 KB)

Russian Ministry of Defence specification for a networked archival system, based partly on MoReq2.  Downloaded from the Russian government e-procurement site.



Norway Norge | EN | English

Download NOARK 5 (6400 KB)

Noark 5 Standard for Records Management, version 2.1, English translation. 3 April 2009.  PDF file; an editable file in Microsoft Word format is available here.


Submission to the Object Management Group

USA USA | EN | English

Download Submission to the Object Management Group (877 KB)

A Specification for Records Management Services.  Submitted by CA, CSC, Lockheed Martin, Visumpoint and supported by NARA, Dept. of the Interior, ARMA, Everware-CBDI and TethersEnd Consulting.  March 2009


EDRMS Functional Specification Standard

Australia Australia | EN | English

Download EDRMS Functional Specification Standard (317 KB)

EDRMS Functional Specification Standard, version 3, August 2009.  Published by State Records of South Australia; this is one of several closely-related standards published here by the Government of South Australia.


Records Management Service Components Requirements Development Project, Final Report

USA USA | EN | English

Download Records Management Service Components Requirements Development Project (1147 KB)

Published by the National Archives and Records Administration Records Management Service Components Program (RMSC), March 2005.


Functional Specifications for Electronic Records Management Systems Software

Australia Australia | EN | English

Download Functional Specifications for ERMS Software (467 KB)

Recordkeeping Specification published by the National Archives of Australia, February 2006.


Electronic Records Management System (ERMS) System Specifications for Public Offices

Malaysia Malaysia | EN | English

Download ERMS System Specifications for Public Offices (1166 KB)

Downloaded from the website of the National Archives of Malaysia.  No date or status information, but clearly related to MoReq2 so can be assumed to be published 2008 or 2009.


Draft Functional Specification for Integrated Document and Records Management Solutions

 South Africa South Africa | EN | English

Download Draft Functional Specification (838 KB)

Published by National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, 2004.  Note: this is thought to have been withdrawn.



Finland Suomi | FI | suomi

Download SÄHKE2 (713 KB)

SÄHKE2 , the Finnish national standard for electronic records management, published 2008.  Consists of SÄHKE2 regulation; Attachment 1- Creation of metadata;  Attachment2 - Metadata model;  XML schema for transfer files;  Guide about transferring records to National Archives Service; and Attachments to the transfer guide (ZIP file).



Australia Australia | EN | English

Download VERS (3917 KB)

The Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS): Management of Electronic Records PROS 99/007 (Version 2).  Public Record Office of Victoria (Australia), 2003.  Click here for more details, and for a link to version 1.



USA USA | EN | English

Download 5015.02 (477 KB)

Electronic Records Management Software Applications Design Criteria Standard.  Joint Interoperability Test Command, Department of Defense, United States of America. Version 3, 2007.  Copies of version 2 (published in 2002) available by clicking here.


ReMANO 2004

Netherlands Nederland | NL | Nederlands

Download ReMANO 2004 (504 KB)

Softwarespecificaties voor Records Management Applicaties voor de Nederlandse Overheid.    Archiefschool (Nederlands Institut voor Archiefonderwus en –Onderzoek).  2004.



Canada Canada | EN | English

Download RDIM (207 KB)

Records/Document/Information Management (RDIM): Integrated Document Management System for the Government of Canada.  1996.



Norway Norge | EN | English

Download NOARK-4 (785 KB)

NOARK-4, Norwegian recordkeeping system standard.  Part I: Functional description and specification of requirements,  1999 (English version 2000; this is the only Part translated into English). Superseded by NOARK 5.



Norway Norge | NO | Norske

Download NOARK 5 (2551 KB)

Noark 5 versjon 2.0  : Standard for elektronisk arkiv; Vedlegg 1: Metadatakatalog; Vedlegg 2: Metadata gruppert på objekter. Publisert 3. april 2009.  ZIP file.



Brazil Brasil | PT |  Português

Download MoReq-Jus (1383 KB)

MoReq-Jus: Modelo de Requisitos para Sistemas Informatizados de Gestão de Processos e Documentos do Judiciário brasileiro.  Versão 1.2, 2009.  See also e-ARQ Brasil, elsewhere on this page.


PRO 2002 Specification

UK UK | EN | English

Download PRO 2002 Specification (1595 KB)

Specification for electronic records management systems published by the Public Record Office in the UK in 2002 – commonly known as PRO2002, PRO02, or TNA02.  Includes volume 1 (Functional Requirements), volume 2 (Metadata Standard), volume 3 (Reference Document, updated 2007), Optional Module B.4 (Case Management and Workflow, published 2005), volume 4 (Implementation Guidance, published 2004) (ZIP file).


ICA Requirements (known as ICA-Req)

ICA ICA | EN | English

Download ICA Requirements (known as ICA-Req) (2053 KB)

Subsequently published as ISO 16175.

Principles and Functional Requirements for Records in Electronic Office Environments - Modules 1, 2 and 3 (ZIP file).  Published by International Council on Archives, 2008.  This is the only specification other than MoReq that is international.


Leistungskatalog GEVER-Anwendungen

Switzerland Schweiz | DE | Deutsch

Download Leistungskatalog GEVER-Anwendungen (89 KB)

Das Dokument enthält eine Liste von generischen Anforderungen an GEVER-Anwendungen. Es gründet sich auf die Anforderungen und Ablaufregeln, die in den Rechtsgrundlagen und den Standards P019 - Geschäftsmodell GEVER und P023 - Verfahren und Funktionen der GEVER vorgegeben sind.  Bundes Archiv (BAR), Schweiz.


Electronic RecordKeeping Systems Standard

New Zealand New Zealand | EN | English

Download Electronic RecordKeeping Systems Standard (1969 KB)

New Zealand standard, published by Archives New Zealand, 2005.  Click here for the same standard in on-screen format.


DOMEA-Anforderungskatalog 2.0

Germany Deutschland | DE | Deutsch

Download DOMEA-Anforderungskatalog 2.0 (304 KB)

DOMEA 2.0 Requirements Catalogue - German national standard.  Click here for related information and documentation.


ICAEW Specification

UK UK | EN | English

Download ICAEW Specification (300 KB)

A specification for Electronic Record and Document Management Systems [sic] published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.  Due to be superseded in late 2009.  Inforesight recommends that this should not be used for records management.


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