April 17, 2018 21:22 Updated Follow No, but a public agency has the discretion to require the request be in writing or on a form provided by the agency. www.in.gov/pac Related articles How do I request or where can I find public records/files? Is it a violation of the Open Door Law if the meeting room is not large enough to accommodate the crowd? What records are available to the public, and what records are confidential? How long does the agency have to give me the records I requested? Will the Public Access Counselor be able to tell me where to find the records, or will the Public Access Counselor get the records for me?