§ 2504.13Requirements for requests to amend records.
(a) Individuals who desire to correct or amend a record pertaining to them should submit a written request to the Privacy Act Officer, Office of Administration, Washington, DC 20503. The words “PRIVACY ACT—REQUEST TO AMEND RECORD” should be written on the letter and the envelope.
(b) The request for amendment or correction of the record must state the exact name of the system of records as published in theFederal Register; a precise description of the record proposed for amendment; a brief statement describing the information the requestor believes to be inaccurate or incomplete, and why; and, the amendment or correction desired. If the request to amend the record is the result of the individual's having accessed the record in accordance with §§ 2504.5, 2504.6, 2504.7, 2504.8 of this part, copies of previous correspondence between the requestor and the Office should be attached, if possible.
(c) Individuals needing assistance in preparing a request to amend a record may contact the Privacy Act Officer at the address cited in§ 2504.13(a) of this part.
(d) If the individual's identity has not been previously verified, the Office may require identification documentation as described in§ 2504.9.
[45 FR 41121, June 18, 1980, as amended at 49 FR 28235, July 11, 1984]
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