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FOIA Contact Information

Avoid delays by filing your request online! Almost all DHS FOIA offices use a portal that allows you to create an account to submit and track requests and download any released records. Using the portal ensures you receive your response as efficiently as possible. 

DHS Portals

USCIS - FIRST

OIG - DHS Public Access Link (PAL)

HQ, ICE, CBP, OBIM, CISA, FEMA, TSA, USCG, CRCL, FPS, I&A, S&T - DHS Secure Release

Direct FOIA requests to the appropriate component contact as listed below. Before submitting a FOIA request you should first search the available FOIA records, Component FOIA Libraries, Privacy FOIA Library and Major Information Systems.

Lynn Parker Dupree - Chief Privacy Officer/Chief FOIA Officer
Catrina Pavlik-Keenan- Acting Deputy Chief FOIA Officer
Jimmy Wolfrey - Sr. Director, FOIA Operations and Management
Amy Bennett - Public Liaison

Submit a request to DHS Headquarters (HQ) Privacy Office (PRIV) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Privacy Office, Mail Stop 0655
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486 | Fax: 202-343-4011 | E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov

Submit a request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by creating a SecureRelease account.
 

FOIA Officer
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
90 K Street, NE
FOIA Division
Washington, DC 20229
Phone: 202-325-0150
CBP Website

Submit a request to the DHS Headquarters Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Mail Stop 0190
ATTN: CRCL FOIA Officer
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
E-mail: crclfoia@hq.dhs.gov

Create a DHS SR account to avoid delays.

Privacy Office, Mail Stop 0655
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486 | Fax: 202-343-4011 | E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov

Submit a request to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by creating a SecureRelease account.

FOIA Officer
500 C Street, S.W., Room 840
Washington, D.C. 20472
Phone: 202-646-3323 | Fax: 202-646-3347 | E-mail: fema-foia@fema.dhs.gov


FEMA Website

Submit a request to Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) by creating a SecureRelease account.

FLETC Website

Freedom of Information Act Officer
Building #681, Suite B187
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA 31524
Phone: 912-267-3103 | Fax: 912-267-3113 | E-mail: fletc-foia@dhs.gov

Submit a request to the Federal Protective Service (FPS) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Privacy Office, Mail Stop 0655
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486 | Fax: 202-343-4011 | E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov

Submit a request to DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Privacy Office, Mail Stop 0655
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486 | Fax: 202-343-4011 | E-Mail: foia-obim@hq.dhs.gov

*To assist OBIM in processing your request more quickly, please do not use staples, metal fasteners, scotch tape, a large amount of packaging tape, or other office materials on your request and/or envelope.

Submit a request to the DHS Headquarters Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Privacy Office, Mail Stop 0655
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
Phone: 202-447-4561 | Fax: 202-612-1936 | E-mail: IAFOIA@HQ.DHS.GOV


I&A Office

Submit a request to the DHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) by creating a FOIAXpress PAL.

FOIA Public Liaison
DHS-OIG Counsel
STOP 0305
245 Murray Lane, SW
Washington, D.C. 20528-0305
Phone: 202-981-6100 | Fax: 202-245-5217 | E-mail: FOIA.OIG@oig.dhs.gov


OIG Website

Create a DHS SR account to avoid delays.

Privacy Office, Mail Stop 0655
Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King Jr. AVE SE
Washington, DC 20528-065
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486 | Fax: 202-343-4011 | E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov

Submit a request to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Freedom of Information Act Branch
601 S. 12th Street
3rd Floor, West Tower, TSA-20
Arlington, VA 20598-6020
Phone: 1-866-FOIA-TSA or 571-227-2300 | Fax: 571-227-1406 | E-mail: foia@tsa.dhs.gov


TSA Website

Submit a request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) by creating a FIRST account.

National Records Center, FOIA/PA Office
P. O. Box 648010
Lee's Summit, MO. 64064-8010
Phone: 1-800-375-5283 (USCIS Contact Center) | Fax: 816-350-5785 | E-mail: FOIAPAQuestions@uscis.dhs.gov


USCIS Website

Submit a request to United States Coast Guard (USCG) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Commandant (CG-6P)
2701 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE
Stop 7710
Washington, DC 20593-7710
Phone: 202-475-3522 | Fax: 202-372-8413 | E-mail: efoia@uscg.mil


USCG Website

Submit a request to Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) by creating a SecureRelease account.

Freedom of Information Act Office
500 12th Street, SW, Stop 5009
Washington, D.C. 20536-5009
Phone: 866-633-1182 | Fax: 202-732-4265 | E-mail: ice-foia@dhs.gov


ICE Website

Submit a request to United States Secret Service (USSS) by accessing their FOIA Website.

Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Branch
245 Murray Lane, SW Building T-5
Washington, D.C. 20223
Phone: 202-406-6370 | Fax: 202-406-5586 | E-mail: FOIA@usss.dhs.gov

Last Updated: 11/30/2022
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