Who can submit a FOIA request?
Any "person" can make a FOIA request, including U.S. citizens, foreign nationals, organizations, universities, businesses, and state and local governments. Federal agencies or fugitives from the law cannot make FOIA requests.
How do I make a request?
To submit a FOIA inquiry online click here
. For mailing/faxing include where the records are located, describe the records you want as specifically as possible, and let the office know how much you are willing to pay. Furnish any facts or clues about the time, place, persons, events, subjects, or other details of the information or records you want. That will help the office decide where to search and determine what records pertain to your request. It can also save you and the government time and money, and you may get what you want faster. There is no special form to complete. Mark your request and envelope "FOIA."
DHA Freedom of Information Service Center
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, Virginia 22042-5101
To submit a FOIA request: www.FOIA.gov