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Freedom of Information Act

Welcome to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) page.  FOIA is the law that gives any person access, with certain exemptions, to information about the functions, procedures, policies, decisions, and operations of federal agencies.

COVID-19 NOTICE: During the national COVID-19 response, CBP is unable to process new paper FOIA requests or deliver records by mail. Get your response faster, keep our workforce safe, and reduce the spread of COVID-19 by making your FOIA request online.

Last modified: 
June 18, 2020