As a general (all others) requester, you will be charged applicable search and
duplication fees in accordance with 5 USC § 552 (a)(4)(A)(ii)(III).
Please check the status of your FOIPA request at www.fbi.gov/foia by clicking on FOIPA Status and
entering your FOIPA Request Number. Status updates are adjusted weekly. The status of newly assigned
requests may not be available until the next weekly update. If the FOIPA has been closed the notice will
indicate that appropriate correspondence has been mailed to the address on file.
For questions regarding our determinations, visit the www.fbi.gov/foia website under “Contact Us.”
The FOIPA Request number listed above has been assigned to your request. Please use this number in all
correspondence concerning your request. Your patience is appreciated.
You may file an appeal by writing to the Director, Office of Information Policy (OIP), United States
Department of Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530-0001, or you
may submit an appeal through OIP's FOIAonline portal by creating an account on the following web
site: https://foiaonline.regulations.gov/foia/action/public/home. Your appeal must be postmarked or
electronically transmitted within ninety (90) days from the date of this letter in order to be considered timely. If
you submit your appeal by mail, both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked “Freedom of
Information Act Appeal.” Please cite the FOIPA Request Number assigned to your request so that it may be
You may seek dispute resolution services by contacting the Office of Government Information
Services (OGIS) at 877-684-6448, or by emailing email@example.com. Alternatively, you may contact the FBI’s
FOIA Public Liaison by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you submit your dispute resolution
correspondence by email, the subject heading should clearly state “Dispute Resolution Services.” Please
also cite the FOIPA Request Number assigned to your reque