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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.

Upcoming Annual FOIA Report and Quarterly Report Deadlines

  • 10/27/23:   Agencies submit FY 2023 Quarter 4 Report 
  • 11/13/23:   Agencies submit FY 2023 Annual Report 
  • 01/26/24:   Agencies submit FY 2024 Quarter 1 Report
  • 04/26/24:   Agencies submit FY 2024 Quarter 2 Report
  • 07/26/24:   Agencies submit FY 2024 Quarter 3 Report
  • 10/25/24:   Agencies submit FY 2024 Quarter 4 Report

Annual FOIA Reports from all Federal Agencies

FY23FY22 | FY21 | FY20 | FY19 | FY18 | FY17 | FY16 | FY15 | FY14 

Older reports can be found in the OIP Archive.

Department of Justice Annual FOIA Reports

FY23FY22 | FY21 | FY20 | FY19 | FY18 | FY17 | FY16 | 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

FY22 | FY21FY20 | FY19 | FY18 | FY17 | FY16 | FY15 | FY14 | FY13 | FY12 | FY11 | FY10 | FY09 | FY08 | FY07 | FY06 

Department of Justice Handbook for Agency Annual FOIA Reports (updated September 27, 2023)

Training Slides 2023

Agency Reporting Obligations At-A-Glance

Chief FOIA Officer Reports

The Attorney General'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 the Attorney General's FOIA Guidelines during each reporting year.

Chief FOIA Officer Reports from all Federal Agencies

2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 

Older reports can be found in the OIP Archive.

Department of Justice Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 2010

OIP Summaries and Assessments of Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2023 (EXCEL) | 2022 (EXCEL)2021 (EXCEL) | 2021 (EXCEL) | 2020 (EXCEL) | 2019 (EXCEL​) | 2018 (CSV) | 2017 (CSV) | 2016 (CSV)​​​ | 2016 (CSV)​​​ | 2015 (CSV) | 2014 (CSV) | 2013 (CSV) | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Success Stories from Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2018 | 2017 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 

Guidelines for 2024 Chief FOIA Officer Reports

CFO Refresher Slides 2024

Agency Reporting Obligations At-A-Glance

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.

2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998    

Updated February 26, 2024