Contact the Department

Contact the Department of Justice

Thank you for visiting the Department's "Contact Us" page. On behalf of the Attorney General, the Department of Justice would like to thank you for your many messages on law enforcement issues and activities and other matters of special interest to many groups across the nation. The Attorney General appreciates the fact that so many citizens have taken the time to express their views and thoughts on these important matters.

Messages to the Department of Justice

Messages to the Department of Justice, including the Attorney General, may be sent using this contact form. Emails from news organizations and other media may be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at  Your message will be forwarded to the responsible Department of Justice component for appropriate handling.

Please note:

  • Before sending us your name or email address, please read our Privacy Policy for details about how we handle personal information.
  • Message and email accounts are not available for service of official, case-related or legal documents and email is not monitored for such submissions or for other time-sensitive communications.
  • Emails with attachments will be deleted as a precaution as they may contain viruses.
  • Please include your mailing address in the event that the Department replies via United States Postal Service.

If you know the specific organization or official you wish to contact, please indicate such in your message or check the Component Contact Information Page to contact them directly.

In some instances the volume of communication on a particular issue is such that we cannot respond to each message individually. We would like you to know, however, that all incoming messages are forwarded to the appropriate organization within the Department of Justice and you can be assured that your voices and views are being heard.

By Mail

Correspondence to the Department, including the Attorney General, may be sent to:

U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

By Phone

Department of Justice Main Switchboard - 202-514-2000

Department Comment Line - 202-353-1555

To call component officials, see the Directory of Department Officials

Comment on this Website

To comment on the USDOJ Website, please e-mail

Do not include attachments with your e-mail. Attachments will be deleted as a security precaution.

Updated May 29, 2015