Before submitting FOIA requests, individuals should ensure that the information they seek is not already in the public domain. Offices maintaining information in the public domain are listed in NOAA's Electronic Reading Room. If the information is not in the public domain, please follow the suggestions listed below:
Mark the outside of the envelope, "Freedom of Information Request" and mail to the address listed below.
Public Reference Facility (SOU1000)
1315 East-West Highway (SSMC3)
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Individuals with questions concerning their requests may call the FOIA Staff at 301-628-5658.
Fax all requests to the FOIA Staff at 301-713-4040
You may email your FOIA request to the following address: FOIA@noaa.gov.