Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Status of Pending FOIA Requests

To check the status of your pending request, click on the link for the NARA location where your request was submitted (e.g., for a request sent to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, click on the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library link).  Once there, search the list for the FOIA tracking number provided in your acknowledgement letter.   If you did not receive an acknowledgement letter or are unable to find your request, please contact the NARA FOIA Officer by phone at 301-837-3642 or by e-mail at


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