Freedom of Information Act Request Letters

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Letters to request information pursuant to rights granted by the Freedom of Information Act from any department, agency or bureau of the the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government.

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The Freedom of Information Act gives you the right to request and obtain documents from any agency of the Executive Branch of the U.S. government (any document except those that are exempted by statute such as classified documents). This packet is designed to help you successfully request those documents and give you information about your rights.

This packet contains i) a checklist, ii) information and iii) two letters (one is if you are requesting information that is not specific to your or any other person, the second if you are requesting information that is personal to you).

This package contains: (1) Instructions and Checklist for the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) Request Letters; (2) Information about the FOIA Request Letters; and (3) The 2 Request Letters
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Freedom of Information Act
Request Letter

 

[Request Letter 1]
                        Your Name
                        Your mailing address
 
                        Insert Date
 
FOIA Officer
Insert Address
of the Agency or Bureau
 
 
RE:  FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST
 
Dear Sir or Madam:  
 
Pursuant to the rights granted under the Freedom of Information Act, Title 5 of the United State Code section 552 (“FOIA”), I hereby request the following information:
 
[Insert a description of the item or items that you are requesting.  Be as specific as possible, providing names, dates, titles, subjects, etc.  The more specific you are, the more likely that you request will be handled promptly and correctly. If you want court case records, you will need to provide the title of the case.]
 
I agree to pay processing fees for this request up to $____________ [Under the statute, if you make a request, you are considered to have agreed to pay all applicable fees to process your request up to $25.00.  You can agree to pay more or you can seek a waiver of fees.]  
 
If you need additional information to locate the requested items, please do not hesitate to contact me at the above address [Option: you can also include your phone number].  Also, I ask that if for any reason you deny my request or withhold certain information, that you i) provide a list of the denied or withheld materials, ii) justify these deletions and withholdings by referencing specific exemption in the FOIA, and iii) release all parts of the withheld material that are not exempt and can be released under the FOIA.
 
Thank you for your prompt attention to this request.
 
 
                     Respectfully Yours,
 
 
                     Your Name
 
 
 
 
[Request Letter 2:  Personal Request]
 
                        Your Name
                        Your mailing address
 
                        Insert Date
 
FOIA Officer
Insert Address
of the Agency or Bureau
 
 
RE:  FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST
 
Dear Sir or Madam:  
 
Pursuant to the rights granted under the Freedom of Information Act, Title 5 of the United State Code section 552 (“FOIA”), I hereby request the following information:
 
[Insert a description of the item or items that you are requesting.  Be as specific as possible, providing names, dates, titles, subjects, etc.  The more specific you are, the more likely that you request will be handled promptly and correctly. If you want court case records, you will need to provide the title of the case.]
 
I agree to pay processing fees for this request up to $____________ [Under the statute, if you make a request, you are considered to have agreed to pay all applicable fees to process your request up to $25.00.  You can agree to pay more or you can seek a waiver of fees.]  
 
If you need additional information to locate the requested items, please do not hesitate to contact me at the above address [Option: you can also include your phone number].  Also, I ask that if for any reason you deny my request or withhold certain information, that you i) provide a list of the denied or withheld materials, ii) justify these deletions and withholdings by referencing specific exemption in the FOIA, and iii) release all parts of the withheld material that are not exempt and can be released under the FOIA.
 
Thank you for your prompt attention to this request.
 
I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct.  Executed on [date].  [If you choose, instead of using this statement, you can have your signature notarized.]
 
 
 
                     _________________________
                     Your Name

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