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File a Civil Rights Complaint

If you wish to file a civil rights complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL), please download the fillable complaint form (available below in English and multiple languages) and e-mail, fax, or mail the completed form back to CRCL. If you wish to file a complaint with CRCL without using the optional complaint form, please provide a detailed written description of the pertinent events via email, fax, phone, or postal mail.  (Please note that e-mailing your correspondence to CRCLCompliance@hq.dhs.gov is the fastest way to reach CRCL) 


Department of Homeland Security/CRCL, Compliance Branch

245 Murray Lane, SW, Bldg 410, MS #0190

Washington, DC 20528-0190

Email: CRCLCompliance@hq.dhs.gov

Toll Free: 866-644-8360

TTY Toll Free: 866-644-8361

Fax: 202-401-470

Attachment Ext. Size Date
CRCL Complaints Flowchart PDF 76.86 KB 05/02/2011
DHS Complaint Avenues Guidance PDF 364.76 KB 04/29/2015
CRCL Complaint Submission Form, English PDF 309.87 KB 05/13/2020
لتحميل المستند بالللغة العربية إضغط, Arabic PDF 393.06 KB 05/13/2020
点击此处下载本表格的中文版, Chinese PDF 460.91 KB 05/13/2020
Cliquez ici pour télécharger ce formulaire en français, French PDF 357.73 KB 05/13/2020
Klike la pou telechaje fòm sa a an Kreyòl Ayisyen, Haitian Creole PDF 320.33 KB 05/13/2020
Clique aqui para fazer o download deste formulário em português, Portuguese PDF 321.48 KB 05/13/2020
Щелкните мышью здесь, чтобы загрузить эту форму на русском языке, Russian PDF 478.87 KB 05/13/2020
Halkan riix si aad u soo degsato foomkan oo af Soomaali ah, Somali PDF 316.93 KB 05/13/2020
Haga clic aquí para descargar este formulario en español, Spanish PDF 315.39 KB 05/13/2020
Bấm vào đây để tải mẫu đơn này bằng tiếng Việt, Vietnamese PDF 439.44 KB 05/13/2020
Last Updated: 09/01/2022
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