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Annual FOIA Reports

The FOIA requires each federal agency to submit an Annual Report to the Attorney General each year. These reports contain detailed statistics on the numbers of requests received and processed by each agency, the time taken to respond, and the outcome of each request, as well as many other vital statistics regarding the administration of the FOIA at federal departments and agencies.

Fiscal Year 2015 Annual FOIA Report and Fiscal Year 2016 Quarterly Report Deadlines

By December 4, 2015 Agencies are required to submit their Fiscal Year 2015 Annual FOIA Reports to OIP for review
January 29, 2016 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2016 Quarter 1 Report
April 29, 2016 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2016 Quarter 2 Report
July 29, 2016 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2016 Quarter 3 Report
October 28, 2016 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2016 Quarter 4 Report

Annual FOIA Reports from all Federal Agencies

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FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07 FY06
FY05 FY04 FY03 FY02 FY01
FY00 FY99 FY98    

Department of Justice Annual FOIA Reports

FY15 FY14 FY13 FY12 FY11
FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07 FY06
FY05 FY04 FY03 FY02 FY01
FY00 FY99 FY98    

OIP Summaries of Agency Annual FOIA Reports

FY14 FY13 FY12 FY11 FY10
FY09 FY08 FY07 FY06  

Department of Justice Handbook for Agency Annual FOIA Reports

Annual Report Refresher Training Materials: Slides | Handout

Chief FOIA Officer Reports

Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines require the Chief FOIA Officer for each federal agency to submit a report to the Attorney General containing a detailed description of the steps taken by the agency to improve FOIA compliance and transparency. These reports contain details of FOIA administration at each agency, as well as the steps taken to implement Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines during each reporting year.

2016 Chief FOIA Officer Report Deadlines

By January 15, 2016 The twenty-nine high volume agencies noted in the 2016 Chief FOIA Officer Report Guidelines submit their 2016 Reports to OIP for review
By February 5, 2016 All other agencies submit their 2016 Chief FOIA Officer Reports to OIP for review
By March 14, 2016 Agencies post their 2016 Chief FOIA Officer Reports online

Chief FOIA Officer Reports from all Federal Agencies

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Department of Justice Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
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OIP Summaries and Assessments of Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

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Success Stories from Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

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Guidelines for 2016 Chief FOIA Officer Reports

Refresher Training Slides for 2016 Chief FOIA Officer Reports

DOJ FOIA Litigation and Compliance Reports

The FOIA requires the Attorney General to submit a report to Congress each calendar year detailing the efforts of the Justice Department to encourage agency compliance with the FOIA. This report also includes lists of all FOIA litigation cases received and decided in that calendar year.

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Updated January 19, 2016