Classified documents were discovered at Mike Pence’s Indiana home, just months after he denied having any.

Former Vice President Mike Pence turned over to the FBI two boxes of records with classified markings discovered at his Indiana home, despite previously denying taking any sensitive files, in the latest high-profile example of a high-ranking official potentially mishandling secret documents.

Pence, 63, said he discovered the records after President Biden’s classified records dating back to his vice presidency were discovered earlier this month in a DC office and next to his classic car at his Delaware home, prompting a special counsel investigation.

The FBI took the records from Pence’s home on Jan. 19, while he was in Washington to attend the annual anti-abortion March for Life, his office disclosed Tuesday.

The Justice Department’s National Security Division and the FBI have launched a review of about a dozen documents that were in Pence’s possession, according to CNN, which first reported on the find.

Mike Pence.
Around a dozen classified documents were found in Mike Pence’s Indiana home.
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Pence attorney Greg Jacob informed the National Archives of the discovery in a Jan. 18 letter provided to The Post — with the notification coming two days after Jacob said the documents were found.

“The additional records appear to be a small number of documents bearing classified markings that were inadvertently boxed and transported to the personal home of the former Vice President at the end of the last Administration,” Jacob wrote to Archives official Kate McClure.

Pence is a possible 2024 presidential candidate — and according to press reports lacked a permanent residence and was living with relatives immediately after he left office as vice president in January 2021.

Mike Pence's home.
The exterior of former Vice President Mike Pence’s Indiana home.
Mike Pence's home.
The entryway of Mike Pence’s home.
Mike Pence's home.
The living room of the former vice president’s home.
Mike Pence's home.
The office inside Mike Pence’s home.

Jacob wrote to McClure that “[f]ollowing press reports of classified documents at the personal home of President Biden, out of an abundance of caution, on Monday, January 16, Vice President Pence engaged outside counsel, with experience in handling classified documents, to review records stored in his personal home.

“Counsel identified a small number of documents that could potentially contain sensitive or classified information interspersed throughout the records. Vice President Pence’s counsel, however, is unable to provide an exact description of the folders or briefing materials that may contain sensitive or classified information because counsel did not review the contents of the documents once an indicator of potential classification was identified. Vice President Pence immediately secured those documents in a locked safe pending further direction on proper handling from the National Archives.”

In a Jan. 22 letter to a different Archives official, Jay Bosanko, Jacob wrote that “on the evening of January 19, the Department of Justice bypassed the standard procedures and requested direct possession. Even though the Vice President was in Washington, D.C. to attend the March for Life, he still immediately agreed in the interest of ensuring an expeditious collection. FBI agents came to the Indiana residence of Vice President Pence at 9:30 p.m. to collect the documents that had been secured in his safe.”

Jacob also wrote that “two boxes in which a small number of papers appearing to bear classified markings [were] found.”Pence’s attorney wrote that he would provide additional boxes without classified markings to the Archives for review.

The report comes amid a mushrooming controversy over Biden’s handling of classified material — with sensitive items dating back to his time as a senator and vice president found in recent months at his home in Wilmington, Del., and a vacant office he used at a DC think tank.

Under the federal Presidential Records Act, presidential and vice presidential records must be turned over to the National Archives at the end of each administration.

Pence himself told ABC News’ David Muir in November “I did not” when asked if he took classified documents from the Trump White House.

“There’d be no reason to have classified documents, particularly if they were in an unprotected area,” the former vice president added.

On Jan. 12, Pence laid out his procedure for handling classified material while VP in an interview with Fox Business Network’s Larry Kudlow.

“I received the presidential daily brief at the vice president’s residence,” Pence recalled. “I’d rise early. I’d go to the safe where my military aide would place those classified materials. I’d pull them out, review them. I’d receive a presentation to them. And then, frankly, more often than not, Larry, would simply return them back to the file that I’d receive them in. They went in, commonly, into what was called a burn bag that my military aide would gather and then destroy those classified materials. Same goes [for] materials that I would receive at the White House.”

Biden’s discovery of classified material was kept secret ahead of the November midterm elections in a move Republicans have slammed — as that election focused in part on former President Donald Trump’s handling of sensitive material.

The FBI raided Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on Aug. 8 to retrieve documents after the former president insisted he had a right to keep some of the files. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Nov. 18 appointed prosecutor Jack Smith to serve as a special counsel to determine if Trump violated any laws.

The 45th president came to his former No. 2’s defense, posting on Truth Social that “Mike Pence is an innocent man. He never did anything knowingly dishonest in his life. Leave him alone!!!”

Biden said in a Sept. 18 interview with CBS program “60 Minutes” that Trump had been “totally irresponsible” in holding on to the papers after leaving office in January 2021.

“I thought, ‘What data was in there that may compromise sources and methods?’ By that I mean names of people who helped. … And it just totally irresponsible,” Biden said of Trump.

Garland appointed special counsel Robert Hur this month to investigate Biden’s handling of documents.

Biden’s lawyers initially found approximately 10 classified documents on Nov. 2 while clearing out his stately former office at the Penn Biden Center in Washington.

Some of them reportedly were marked “top secret” and deal with Iran and Ukraine.

Additional classified documents were found on Dec. 20 next to Biden’s prized 1967 Corvette Stingray in his Wilmington, Del., garage and a series of additional searches, including Friday by the FBI, turned up other records in the home.

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