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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FDA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

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FDA FOIA Online Request Submission Information

By submitting a request through this portal, you attest and certify that all the information provided herein is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge. Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in disciplinary action, as well as civil and criminal penalties.

list item marker All Required (*) fields must be completed before submitting your request
list item marker A valid email address is required.
list item marker A complete description of your request must be in the Subject field.
list item marker An electronic copy of your Request letter may be attached to the Request form.
list item marker Multiple request may be entered without re-entering the Requester information.
list item marker After submitting a request you will be given a confirmation # and the ability to print copy of your request.
list item marker After acceptance by FDA FOI staff an electronic Acknowledgement letter with your FOI Control # will be sent to the email address provided in the Request
list item marker This form is for submission of FOIA Request by members of the public. Do not use this form to submit Consumer Complaints, or if you are seeking records as a representative of a national, state or local government.
list item marker Please include as much detail as possible about the specific records you are requesting.
list item marker If you are requesting your own personal or organizational records in unredacted (first party) format, you must indicate that in the description of your request. If you are seeking personal or organizational records in unredacted (first party) format about another entity, you must attach a signed authorization from the person or organization whose information you are seeking.
Frequent Requester*
Password: Submit
* If you submit FOI requests frequently to FDA and have an FOI account please enter your Email and Password and select the Submit link.
Privacy Act Statement
5 U.S.C. § 552 and 21 C.F.R. § 20.40(a), (c) authorize the collection of this information. The collected information is used by Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) staff involved in FOIA correspondence and processing, and by appeals officials and members of the Office of the General Counsel. Provision of the requested information is mandatory. Failure to provide the information may result in the agency’s inability to respond to your request. The agency’s routine uses (disclosures) of this information are available in the System of Records Notice (SORN) numbered 09-90-0058, “Freedom of Information Case Files and Correspondence Control Log,” which is available through www.hhs.gov.