Government FOIA Guides
US Department of Justice Office of Information Policy (OIP)
- Department of Justice FOIA Homepage
Gives links to an abundance of information about the FOIA.
- Principal FOIA Contacts at Other Agencies
Gives the contact information for FOIA Officers in Agencies all in one place.
Download a complete listing of all FOIA contacts across Federal departments and agencies
To download a complete listing of all FOIA contacts across Federal departments and agencies, click the link above. Next, scroll to the section of the "Developer Resources" page that says "FOIA Contacts Download" and click on the "Download the full FOIA contacts list" link.
- Department of Justice Guide to the Freedom of Information Act
An overview discussion of the FOIA procedural requirements, exemptions, and litigation considerations.
"A Citizen's Guide to Using the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 to Request Government Records"
House Report 108-172, The Committee on Government Reform of the House of Representatives
"Your Right to Federal Records: Questions and Answers on the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act"
A joint publication of the General Services Administration and the Department of Justice. Provides basic guidance about the FOIA and the Privacy Act.