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A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, should include the following:

The request must be in writing and can be submitted by mail, e-mail, or fax.  A statement that the request is being made under the Freedom of Information Act must be included in your letter.  Mark the envelope "Freedom of Information Act Request."  If you are making your request by e-mail, please include a mailing address.  Please also include a daytime telephone number should we need to contact you for clarification.

Send your request to:

FOIA Officer
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room 4713
Washington, DC  20230

E-mail address:  eFOIA@ntia.doc.gov
Fax number:  (202) 501-8013
Telephone Number:  (202) 482-1816

Please describe as best as possible the NTIA records you are requesting.  In your description, please include information regarding the subject matter, date, and any other information you feel will assist us in our search for the records.

Additional information on the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, and Department of Commerce Rules is available at the following web sites:

Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. §552)

Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendment of 1996

Your Right to Federal Records (pdf file)

FOIA Exemptions

Privacy Act of 1974 as amended (5 U.S.C. §552a)

Overview of Privacy Act of 1974 (2004 edition)

Department of Commerce's FOIA Page

FOIA Contacts at Federal Agencies

Additional FOIA Reference Materials

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