You May Not Need to Make a FOIA Request! You may be able to access the information you require via the World Wide Web without making a FOIA request. Many documents are available on the Bureau of Prisons' or other websites. Also, frequently requested information is available electronically in our electronic reading room.
If you have visited the reading room and were not able to find the information you are looking for, you may need to make a FOIA request.
Please follow the guidelines below so we can respond to your request as quickly as possible.
Do not use this form if you are seeking non public information on an individual. Requests for information on an individual must be accompanied by an authorization and submitted via mail. For more information on seeking non-public information on an individual please see the FAQ
Electronic FOIA Request Form