Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

OIG is an independent component within the Department of State and responds to requests for records that are exclusively Department of State OIG-related such as OIG inspections, audits, or investigations relating to the programs and operations of the Department of State.

If your FOIA/Privacy Act request does not apply to these OIG categories, please refer your request to the Department of State FOIA website ( or the appropriate agency for further information.

Read This Before Making a FOIA / Privacy Act Request

How to Make a FOIA and Privacy Act Request for OIG Records


FOIA Regulations
Fees & Fee Waivers
FOIA Appeals
FOIA Exemptions
FOIA Reading Room 

U.S. Department of State FOIA Office
U.S. Department of State FOIA Reports