Freedom of Information Act

Making a Freedom of Information Act Request

Making Your Request

NOTICE: If you are submitting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) authorized by the $700 billion financial rescue package recently enacted by congress, you will need to submit your request to the Department of the Treasury. You may access the Treasury FOIA Web site at:

Online Request

Electronic Freedom of Information Act Request Form

Requester Name:
Your Name:
(if different)
Firm Name:
(if applicable)
Mailing Address:
Daytime Phone No:
Maximum Fee Willing to Pay:
FOIA Records Requested:

Written Requests

The request has to meet the following criteria before FMS can take action:

  • It must be in writing and signed by the person making the request;
  • It must state that the request is being made pursuant to the FOIA;
  • It must reasonably describe the records being requested;
  • It must state the category of the requestor for fee purposes (i.e., commercial, media, educational, all others);
  • It must contain an agreement to pay all fees that might be incurred;

Your request for FMS records should be addressed to:

Cynthia Sydnor
Disclosure Officer
Financial Management Service
401 14th Street, S.W., Room 508 C
Washington, DC 20227

For more information call (202) 874-5602.

Or fax your request to (202) 874-5484.

Treasury Disclosure Regulations

Treasury's disclosure regulations can be found at 31 CFR 1.5, Part 1.Exit FMS Web site

   Last Updated:  March 14, 2014