This site can help you determine if filing a FOIA request is the best option for you and help you create your request when you’re ready. Learn about the Freedom of Information Act, and learn how to request and obtain information. Includes contact information for agencies, tips, and a platform for making and tracking requests.
- FOIA Online
Guest users are welcome to submit requests, search for previously released records, and generate reports, but guests will have limited tracking and communications features. Enhanced features are available to users with accounts.
iFOIA is a project of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. It allows registered users to create, send, maintain and share FOI requests at the state and federal level.
governmentattic.org provides electronic copies of thousands of interesting Federal Government documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
- Directory of Federal FOIA Websites
Most agency websites include a FOIA section, and this UC San Diego guide links to them.
- Open Government Guide by Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
The Open Government Guide is a complete compendium of information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws. Each state’s section is arranged according to a standard outline, making it easy to compare laws in various states.
- Electronic Frontier Foundation Transparency Project
Browse- and searchable collection of federal government documents obtained via the Freedom of Information Act