Jump to main content.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Online Request Form for EPA Documents

Need Immediate Assistance?

Call the National FOIA Hotline at:
(202) 566-1667

Or Your Local FOIA Office

This form is used for making requests for EPA documents.

Complete details about the FOIA process are explained in the Reference Guide.

CAUTION: Any information you submit is not secure, and could be observed by a third party.

Your Name
Mailing Address
ZIP Code
E-Mail Address*

* Providing an e-mail address allows EPA to communicate with you electronically when appropriate. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation of this request.

Phone Number
Fax Number

Description of Records

Provide a description of the records you are seeking in a way that will permit EPA to identify and locate them. If you are seeking records relating to a facility, site or regulated entity, please include the complete name and address of each property you are inquiring about.

For site specific FOIA requests, please check MyProperty before filing your FOIA request.



Select the amount you agree to reimburse the Agency for fees incurred to process your request. Refer to the FOIA Reference Guide for complete details.

Up to $25.00
Other Specified Amount

We will contact you if the estimated costs will exceed your authorized amount.

Please fill out the form if checked. Yes, I am requesting a fee waiver.

Expedited Processing

Yes, I am requesting expedited processing.

In certain LIMITED circumstances, individual requests are entitled to be moved ahead of other requests on an expedited basis. The following factors must be met and certified to be true and correct:

  1. Circumstances in which the lack of expedited treatment could reasonably be expected to pose an imminent threat to the life or physical safety of an individual; or

  2. An urgency to inform the public about an actual or alleged Federal government activity, if the information is requested by a person primarily engaged in disseminating information to the public.

Indicate which EPA FOIA location should complete your request:

EPA Headquarters
R1 States: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
R2 States: NJ, NY, PR, VI
R3 States: DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV
R4 States: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
R5 States: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
R6 States: AR, LA, NM, OK, TX
R7 States: IA, KS, MO, NE
R8 States: CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY
R9 States: AZ, CA, HI, NV, AS, GU
R10 States: AK, ID, OR, WA
Office of the Inspector General
Unsure Which EPA Office Should Complete My Request



Local Navigation

Jump to main content.