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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

This page will teach you how to submit a request for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) records.  DHS receives and responds to more FOIA requests each year than any other U.S. Federal Agency.

As the DHS Chief FOIA Officer, the Chief Privacy Officer oversees the FOIA program and reports on performance.  Learn more about the law that gives the public access to DHS records on our Policy and Compliance page. Learn more about FOIA data on our Reports page.

FOIA Steps- 1. Search Available Records, 2. Learn How to Make a Request, 3. Submit a Request, 4. Check Status

Last Updated: 06/11/2024
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