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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act Requests

FOIA and Privacy Act Requests

FOIA Requests

FOIA information can be found at http://energy.gov/management/office-management/operational-management/freedom-information-act.

Privacy Act Requests

Privacy Act requests can not be submitted electronically. They must be submitted in writing or in person to:

U.S. Department of Energy
Privacy Act Request Office
Room GB-172/FORS
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC  20585

Be sure to include as much information as you can about when and where you worked, what records you are requesting, sign the request, and include copies of 2 forms of ID or a photo ID.

You must either have your request notarized or 1) acknowledge that you understand the criminal penalty in the Privacy Act for requesting or obtaining access to records under false pretenses, and 2) include a declaration that your statement is true and correct under penalty of perjury.

Additional information and guidelines can be accessed at:
http://www.archives.gov/foia/privacy-program/guide.html