foia fee waiver request template

FOIA Fee Waiver Request

How do you write an FOI fee waiver request letter? Download this sample template and use it as a guide for writing your own personalized request letter.

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In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), anyone can request access to records kept by any federal agency. Citizens are often informed about their government through this law.

How do you write an FOI fee waiver request letter?

The following are guidelines for writing a formal request letter:
  • Make sure you include the date and your contact information.
  • Begin by extending a professional greeting.
  • Give a brief description of your purpose for writing.
  • Give a brief explanation of why you are writing.
  • Give a more detailed explanation of your request.
  • The conclusion should include thanks and a call to action.
  • Close your letter.
  • Make note of any enclosures.

How are FOIA requests commonly made?
  • Information about national defense and foreign relations is classified.
  • Practices and rules within an agency.
  • A law prohibits the disclosure of this information.
  • Confidential business information and trade secrets.

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Nakesha Mathis(5/29/2023) - USA

Thank you for the letter!!

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