or use the sample letter at the bottom of this page
FOIA and Privacy Act Contacts and Instructions for Making Requests
FOIA Requester Service Center Contacts
Paul Carr Jr.
FOIA Public Liaison
Chief FOIA and Privacy Officer
Janet L. Barnes
Freedom of Information Act Requests
Office of Personnel Management
All FOIA requests for the U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must be sent to the mailing address or, alternatively, to the email address shown below:
Customs and Border Protection
To file an FOIA request with U.S. Customs and Border Protection you must provide your name, phone number, email address and enough information pertaining to the nature of the request as possible. Then send the request to:
U.S. Customs and
Please see Customs and Border Protection FOIA Reference Guide for further guidance.
Privacy Act Requests
To obtain a copy of your background investigation conducted by OPM's Federal Investigative Services Division, please mail your request to:
Your request must include your hand written signature and all of the following information:
Alternatively, you may FAX your hand signed request to telephone number 724-794-4590.
Personnel Records for Current Federal Employees
The Official Personnel Folders (OPF), including SF 50's, for current Federal employees are stored at the employee's current employing agency. The request for the records must be made directly to that agency's Freedom of Information/Privacy office. The Department of Justice (DOJ) lists the current agency Freedom of Information/Privacy Contacts on the DOJ website.
Personnel Records for Former Federal Employees
The Official Personnel Folders (OPF), including SF 50's, for most former Federal employees are stored at the address below. Please mail your request to:
Alternatively, you may FAX your hand signed request to NPRC at telephone number 314-801-9269. More information is available on the NPRC website.
The Official Personnel Folders (OPF) for former Postal employees are stored at the address below. Please mail your request to:
Your request to either NPRC or the U.S. Postal Service must include your hand written signature and all of the following information:
FOIA Sample Letter
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