DoD OIG Freedom of Information Act Office


The mission of the Freedom of Information Act Office is to effectively and efficiently process Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, appeals, consultations, and litigation matters for records maintained by the DoD, Office of Inspector General.  

DoD OIG FOIA Requester Service Center

The DoD OIG FOIA Requester Service Center is available to assist in understanding the records maintained by the DoD OIG and the FOIA process for those records. FOIA requesters who have questions concerning the processing of their requests within the DoD, Office of Inspector General, should contact us at:

Toll-Free: 866-993-7005
Commercial: (703) 604-9775
Fax: (571) 372-7498
Email: foiarequests@dodig.mil


* Please note that this office does not process FOIA requests for the entire Department of Defense (DoD). 

Please direct requests related to the Military Services, Combatant Commands, or other Defense Agencies to the appropriate organization/component that maintains the record(s) of interest. Additional information on specific areas of interest and FOIA offices within the DoD can be found on publicly available Internet websites, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff FOIA website and the FOIA.gov website.

Before submitting a FOIA request, please check to see if the information you seek is available in our FOIA Reading Room or on the DoD OIG website.


If you are not satisfied with the service you received from this FOIA Request Service Center, you may contact the FOIA Public Liaison for assistance, at 703-604-9785 or via email at: foiapublicliaison@dodig.mil.