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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allows the public to seek access to agency records of the Executive Branch, such as those maintained by the Department of the Navy. The following sections provide information on specific FOIA matters:

FOIA Reference Material

Department of the Navy FOIA Reading Room
Department of Justice FOIA Guide
DOD Regulation 5400.7-R (DOD FOIA Program)
DOD FOIA Handbook 

About FOIA Requests

How to make a FOIA Request / Processing your FOIA Request

More FOIA Links

Department of the Navy
Department of Defense
Department of Justice

Other Federal Agencies

FOIA Points of Contact

The Department of the Navy does not maintain a centralized database, index, or repository of all public records. To expedite your request, you may wish to submit your FOIA request directly to the activity or component that holds the record(s) that you seek. 

Last updated: Wednesday August 03 2011