|How to Request Information Regarding Entry and Exit|
(05/21/2012)Note: CBP does not have records on the entry and exit of persons arriving or departing the U.S before 1982.Step One: Prepare a clearly written and signed request including the following information:Detailed Information Regarding Request: Provide a clear and detailed description of the records being requested. This information will help expedite the search process. Be sure to include whether or not you entered legally or illegally, and provide specific time frames. For example: I am requesting my entry/exit documents from [Month Day, Year].FOIA requests must include: Name/Aliases Date of birth/Dates of birth you may have used Address Consent (if a third party is submitting the request) Parental consent (if you are a minor) Sworn declaration under penalty of perjury or notarized affidavit of identity Death certificate, news article, or obituary (if you are requesting information in regards to a deceased person) Phone number: Include a daytime phone number at which you can be reached should there be any questions about your CBP FOIA requestStep Two: Submit the FOIA request to the CBP FOIA Office via email, mail, or fax.Requests can be emailed to: CBPFOIA@DHS.govRequests can be mailed to:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
799 9th Street NW, Mint Annex
Washington, DC 20229-1181Requests can also be faxed to: (202) 325-0230
How to File a CBP FOIA Request ) For questions, please contact the CBP FOIA Office at (202) 325-0150.