Below are links to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) statute, implementing regulations, executive orders, policies, and other guidance materials. The Statute The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), showing changes made by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (5 U.S.C. 552) Department of the Interior (DOI) Regulations DOI FOIA Regulations DOI Policies Secretary's Orders Secretary's Order No. 3378, "Improving the Department of the Interior Freedom of Information Act Program" Secretary's Order No. 3371, "The Department of the Interior Freedom of Information Act Program" Departmental Manual Departmental Manual Chapter on FOIA (383 DM 15) FOIA Handbook FOIA Handbook Required Language Language for FOIA Responses Policy Bulletins FOIAXpress Electronic Tracking and Case Management System Preapprovals for Withholding Certain Categories of Information Bulletin Collecting Text Messages Responsive to Freedom of Information Act Requests Bulletin eERDMS FOIA Search Policy Bulletin Privacy-Related Resources Solicitor Guidance Regarding FOIA Requests for Personal Information of Commenters Information Resources Management Bulletin No. 96-04 Processing FOIA Requests for Personal and Personnel-Related Information DOI Privacy Act Regulations Privacy Act System of Records Notices FOIA Fees DOI FOIA Fee Schedule Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines for FOIA Fees Revisions to OMB Guidelines for FOIA Fees Foreseeable Harm Foreseeable Harm Standard Guidance Memorandum Foreseeable Harm Statements Guidance for FOIA Appeals Exemptions and Exclusions Statutes the Department of Justice (DOJ) Found to Qualify Under Exemption 3 of the FOIA Exemption 3 Statutes Used in FY 2021 Annual Reports DOJ Guidance on Implementing FOIA's Statutory Exclusion Provisions DOI Records Information Records Management Program Government-Wide FOIA Related Resources DOJ Guide to the FOIA, updated on a rolling basis. DOJ Infographic on FOIA DOJ FOIA Post, providing DOJ-OIP FOIA guidance updates Attorney General Freedom of Information Act Guidelines FOIA.gov, DOJ's government-wide FOIA request portal National Archives and Records Administration General Records Schedule 4.2: Information Access and Protection Records Section508.gov, Making Electronic and Information Technology Accessible to People with Disabilities The 2007 FOIA amendments created the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) to offer mediation services to resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. Using OGIS services does not affect your right to pursue litigation. You may contact OGIS in any of the following ways: Office of Government Information Services National Archives and Records Administration 8601 Adelphi Road - OGIS College Park, MD 20740-6001 E-mail: email@example.com Web: https://www.archives.gov/ogis Telephone: 202-741-5770 Fax: 202-741-5769 Toll-free: 1-877-684-6448 Disclaimer: To the extent that anything included on the DOI FOIA website may be or could be construed as inconsistent with the law or DOI's regulations, the law and regulations will control DOI's responsibilities under the FOIA.