36 CFR 1250.22 - Where do I send my FOIA request?

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§ 1250.22 Where do I send my FOIA request?

(a) NARA has several FOIA Customer Service Centers that process FOIA requests. You should send your FOIA request to the appropriate FOIA Customer Service Center that you believe would have the records you seek:

For: Mail/submit request to or call:
(1) Archival records located in the Washington, DC, area . . Chief, Special Access and FOIA Staff (RD-F), Room 5500, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 OR by e-mail to Specialaccess_foia@nara.gov.
(2) Archival records maintained in other parts of the country . . . . . the director of the facility in which the records are located. You can find locations and contact information for NARA facilities at http://www.archives.gov/locations/ or 36 CFR 1253.5 .
(3) Presidential records subject to FOIA . . . . . . the director of the Presidential library in which the records are located. You can find locations and contact information for NARA's Presidential libraries at http://www.archives.gov/locations/ or 36 CFR 1253.3 .
(4) Operational records of any NARA unit except the Office of the Inspector General . . NARA FOIA Officer (NGC), Room 3110, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 OR by email to FOIA@nara.gov OR online at https://foiaonline.regulations.gov.
(5) Operational records of the Office of the Inspector General . . Office of the Inspector General (OIG), FOIA Request, Room 1300, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001.
(6) Any other records, or if you are unable to determine where to send your request or if you do not have access to the internet for a list of NARA's FOIA (7) Public Liaisons and Customer Service Centers . . NARA FOIA Officer (NGC), Room 3110, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 OR call (301) 837-FOIA (3642) ** Within 10 working days of receiving a request, this office will forward your request to the office(s) that is likely to have the records you are seeking.

(b) NARA officially receives your request when it reaches the proper office's FOIA staff, but no later than 10 working days after the request first arrives at one of the offices in the table above. Receipt by the appropriate office initiates the time period for responding to your request (see 36 CFR 1250.26).

(c) If you have questions concerning the processing of your FOIA request, you may contact the designated FOIA Customer Service Center for the facility processing your request. If that initial contact does not resolve your concerns, you may wish to contact the designated FOIA Public Liaison for the facility processing your request. You can find a list of NARA's FOIA Customer Service Centers and Public Liaisons at http://www.archives.gov/foia/contacts.html.

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