U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
|Sample FOIA Request Letter|
Washington Office FOIA Coordinator
Re: Freedom of Information Act Request
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I request that a copy of the following documents, or documents containing the following information, be provided to me: (If known, you should include any file designations or descriptions of the records you want. You do not have to give a requested record's name or title, but the more specific you are the more likely it will be that the record you seek can be located quickly. You should also include a time-frame for the records you are requesting not the words “all records” for a particular subject, if possible.).
In order to help to determine my status to assess fees, you should know that I am... (sample descriptions listed below, if these options are not applicable, explain your circumstances).
Choose one of the following fee options:
[Electronic format option] I request that the information I seek be provided in electronic format, and I would like to receive it on a personal computer disk (or a CD-ROM).
[Telephone number option] I may be called at the telephone number listed below during the hours of ______ to discuss my request, if necessary.
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