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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

11/20/2017 Agencies submit to OIP their Fiscal Year 2017 Annual FOIA Report
1/26/2018 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2018 Quarter 1 Report
4/27/2018 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2018 Quarter 2 Report
7/27/2018 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2018 Quarter 3 Report
10/26/2018 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2018 Quarter 4 Report

Annual FOIA Reports from all Federal Agencies

FY16 FY15 FY14 FY13 FY12
FY11 FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07
FY06 FY05 FY04 FY03 FY02
FY01 FY00 FY99 FY98  

Department of Justice Annual FOIA Reports

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

FY16 FY15 FY14 FY13 FY12
FY11 FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07
FY06        

Department of Justice Handbook for Agency Annual FOIA Reports (updated February 16, 2017)

Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report Refresher Training Materials: Slides | Handout

Chief FOIA Officer Reports

The Attorney General's 2009 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 2009 FOIA Guidelines during each reporting year.

Upcoming Chief FOIA Report Deadlines

1/19/2018 Agencies receiving more than 50 requests in Fiscal Year 2016 are required to submit their 2018 Chief FOIA Officer Reports to OIP for review and clearance
2/2/2018 Agencies receiving less than 50 requests in Fiscal Year 2016 are required to submit their 2018 Chief FOIA Officer Reports to OIP for review and clearance
3/12/2018 Agencies are required to post their 2018 Chief FOIA Officer Reports online

Chief FOIA Officer Reports from all Federal Agencies

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2011 2010    

Department of Justice Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2011 2010    

OIP Summaries and Assessments of Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012 
 
2011  2010    

Success Stories from Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2011 2010    

Guidelines for 2017 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.

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
2001 2000 1999 1998  

Reports from the Office of Information Policy

Proactive Disclosure Pilot Assessment (June 30, 2016)

Updated October 5, 2017

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