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Some agencies have begun accepting requests under the Freedom of Information Act through electronic mail or online forms. Submitting requests in this manner is not only convenient, but it can also permit the requester to avoid delays in the mail that can be particularly acute with federal mail that is screened to avoid terrorist attacks.

As with all FOIA requests, before submitting your request it is important to make sure that you have identified the appropriate agency or subdivision of the agency that has the records that you seek.

Cabinet Departments

Department of Commerce
Email Address: EFOIA@doc.gov
Department of Defense
Electronic Form: http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/foi/foiarequest.html
Department of Education
Email Address: OCIO_FOIA@ed.gov
Department of Energy
Electronic Form: http://www.hr.doe.gov/es/request.htm
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Electronic Form: http://www.hud.gov/ogc/foia.html

Departmental Subcomponents and Agencies

Army
Email Address: FOIA@rmda.belvoir.army.mil
Bonneville Power Administration
Email Address: egtollefson@bpa.gov
Bureau of Land Management
Electronic Form: http://www-a.blm.gov/nhp/main/FOIA/Emailable.html
Coast Guard
Email Address: tmarshall@comdt.uscg.mil
Comptroller of the Currency
Email Address: FOIA-PA@occ.treas.gov
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Email Address: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov
Defense Contract Audit Agency
Email Address: dcaaweb@dcaa.mil
Defense Information Systems Agency
Email Address: GeneralCounselDISA@ncr.disa.mil
Defense Intelligence Agency
Email Address: robert.richardson@dia.mil
Defense Security Service
Email Address: leslie.blake@mail.dss.mil
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Email Address: foia@dtra.mil
Environmental Protection Agency
Email Address: hq.foia@epa.gov
Farm Credit Administration
Email Address: foiaofficer@fca.gov
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation
Email Address: buccolod@fca.gov
Federal Aviation Administration
Email Address: 7-AWA-ARC-FOIA@faa.gov
Federal Communications Commission
Email Address: FOIA@fcc.gov
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Electronic Form: http://www2.fdic.gov/EFOIAREQUEST/
Federal Housing Finance Board
Email Address: foia@fhfb.gov
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Electronic Form: http://www.fletc.gov/irm/foia/foiaform.htm
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Email Address: bspears@fletc.treas.gov
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Email Address: foia@fmcs.gov
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
Email Address: info@fmshrc.gov
Federal Railroad Administration
Email Address: sandi.robinson@fra.dot.gov
Federal Reserve Board
Electronic Form: http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/Foia/EFOIA/EFOIAForm.cfm
Federal Trade Commission
Email Address: FOIA@FTC.GOV
Federal Trade Commission
Electronic Form: https://www.ftc.gov/ftc/foia.htm
Fish and Wildlife Service
Email Address: R9FOIA@fws.gov
Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA
Email Address: fsis.foia@usda.gov
Forest Service
Email Address: wo_foia@fs.fed.us
General Accounting Office
Email Address: RecordsRequest@gao.gov
Inspector General, Department of Defense
Email Address: FOIA@dodig.osd.mil
International Trade Administration
Email Address: Peter_Han@ita.doc.gov
Legal Services Corporation
Email Address: FOIA@lsc.gov
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Email Address: foia@hq.nasa.gov
National Archives and Records Administration
Email Address: inquire@nara.gov
National Endowment for the Arts
Email Address: foia@arts.endow.gov
National Endowment for the Humanities
Email Address: gencounsel@neh.gov
National Labor Relations Board
Electronic Form: http://nlrbtest.access.gpo.gov/foia/foia.asp
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Email Address: FOIA@noaa.gov
National Science Foundation
Email Address: foia@nsf.gov
National Security Agency
Electronic Form: https://www.nsa.gov/forms/foia_request_form.cfm
National Transportation Safety Board
Electronic Form: http://www.ntsb.gov/pubmail/pubmail.asp
Navy
Email Address: foia@mail.navy.mil
Navy
Electronic Form: http://foia.navy.mil/OnlineFoiaRequestForm.asp
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Email Address: foia@nrc.gov
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
Email Address: foia.office@ofheo.gov
Office of Personnel Management
Email Address: foia@opm.gov
Office of Science and Technology Policy
Email Address: ostpfoia@ostp.eop.gov
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
Electronic Form: http://www.osmre.gov/foiarequ.htm
Office of Thrift Supervision
Email Address: public.info@ots.treas.gov
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Email Address: FOIA@opic.gov
Postal Rate Commission
Email Address: PRC-Admin@prc.gov
Postal Rate Commission
Electronic Form: http://www.prc.gov/foia/foiaonlineform.htm
Research, Education, and Economics Divisions of USDA
Email Address: vherberger@ars.usda.gov
Securities and Exchange Commission
Email Address: foia/pa@sec.gov
Small Business Administration
Email Address: foia@sba.gov
United States Geological Survey
Email Address: jcordyac@usgs.gov
USDA, Chief Financial Officer
Email Address: KDonaldson@usda.gov

Last Updated 05/09/03
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