March 09, 2020 17:01 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? What records are available to the public, and what records are confidential? How much can I be charged for a copy of a record? Is it a violation of the Open Door Law if the meeting room is not large enough to accommodate the crowd? How long do I have to file a formal complaint?