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Freedom of Information Act

Information about the Electronic Freedom of Information Act (E-FOIA)

FOIA Contacts

Additional Resources

Please direct all questions to:

You may submit your request by e-mail, mail or fax.

Submitting FOIA Requests and Appeals Electronically

You may send a FOIA request electronically. The message should include all the information specified in the FOIA Reference Guide as well as a valid return email address and physical mail address. Submit the request here.

You may submit an appeal of an initial determination via email. Your appeal may be submitted here. Your appeal must meet the Department’s requirements for submitting an appeal which is located in the Department’s FOIA Reference Guide and found in the link above.

Where to Send Your Request by Mail or Fax

COVID-19: Mail Sent to NHTSA

FOIA requests to NHTSA should be addressed to:

Executive Secretariat
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
West Building, 41-304
Washington, D.C. 20590

Fax (202) 493-2929