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How to Request Public Documents

Many of these documents can be obtained in electronic form by using the online SEC search feature. To obtain paper copies of SEC records and documents, historic Commission filings, special reports and studies, speeches, and testimony you may use any of the following four methods to contact the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy.

Use our online form

Send an e-mail to: PublicInfo@sec.gov

Send a fax to: 202-772-9295

Submit a written request to:
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
100 F Street N.E.
Washington, DC 20549-0213

Please include a mailing address and daytime telephone number in order to expedite your request should questions arise. Each request for information or copies should clearly describe the information sought with respect to complete name, date, subject matter, type of document, file number, or any other specific information which will assist us in identifying the information you are requesting. This enables us to ensure that the correct documents are located and provided as quickly as possible.

Your written request should indicate a willingness to pay the reproduction cost of $.24 per page for regular service or $.36 per page for priority service, and delivery charges. Our copying contractor, Thomson Financial Inc., will advise you of the total reproduction costs prior to completing the request. Should questions arise about making a request, you can call 202-551-8090 for further assistance.

If you need certified copies of records or documents your request should be submitted to certified@sec.gov.

If you need to file an investment complaint your complaint should be submitted to oiea@sec.gov.

If you have questions and inquiries relating to federal securities laws or investments your inquiry should be submitted to help@sec.gov.


We have provided this information as a service to investors.  It is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SEC policy.  If you have questions concerning the meaning or application of a particular law or rule, please consult with an attorney who specializes in securities law.

Modified: 04/23/2008