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FOIA Information

A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, should include the following:

The request must be in writing and can be submitted by mail, e-mail, fax, or via FOIA Online.  A statement that the request is being made under the Freedom of Information Act must be included in your letter.  Mark the envelope "Freedom of Information Act Request." If you are making your request by e-mail, fax, or using the FOIA Online system, please include a mailing address. Please also include a daytime telephone number should we need to contact you for clarification.

Send your request to:

FOIA Officer
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room 4713
Washington, DC  20230

E-mail address:
Fax number:  (202) 501-8013
FOIA Online (

Please describe as best as possible the NTIA records you are requesting.  In your description, please include information regarding the subject matter, date, and any other information you feel will assist us in our search for the records.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (202) 482-1816.

Additional information on Requesting Records under the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act is available at the following web sites:

Department of Commerce’s FOIA and Privacy Act Pages 

Department of Justice’s FOIA Guide

Department of Justice’s Privacy Act Page