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FOIA Contacts
Please direct all questions to:
FOIA Requester Service Center: (202) 366-2870
FOIA Public Liaison: Mary Sprague (202) 366-3564

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

Submitting FOIA Requests and Appeals Electronically
You may send a FOIA request electronically via email. 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. Email 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
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

U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
1-800-424-9153 (TTY)