Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Electronic Reading Room

This electronic reading room provides access to records released by the Office of General Counsel in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Below you will find publicly available records that have been converted to electronic formats, and a list of frequently requested records. Requesters are encouraged to submit requests for operational records of the National Archives through the FOIAonline website at FOIA requests for historical Federal records may be submitted to the Office of Research Services, Special Access and FOIA via email. Additonal released records are available on FOIAonline. 

Recent FOIA Releases

Archival Records Released under FOIA

Frequently Requested Records

National Archives Operational Records

Office of Government Information Services (OGIS)

Policy Statements/Administrative Staff Manuals

Final Orders and Opinions

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