Notice to FOIA Requesters
Date: April 9, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received
from the Office of Management and Budget, the Office
of Information Programs and Services has implemented maximum
telework flexibilities to protect its employees and their communities.
During this time, personnel will not have access to mail and facsimile and there will be a delay
in responses to such correspondence as well as the processing of requests
and appeals. We encourage you to file your new requests or
appeals using our electronic submission form at https://foia.state.gov/Request/Submit.aspx or
by email to FOIARequest@state.gov.
To confirm receipt of a previously filed request,
appeal, or for status inquiries, please contact us via telephone at
(202) 261-8484 or by email at FOIAStatus@state.gov.
We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your
understanding and patience. Read more on how the U.S. Department of
State is addressing COVID-19 at https://www.state.gov/coronavirus/.