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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

10/30/2020 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2020 Quarter 4 Report
11/16/2020 Agencies submit Annual FOIA Report to OIP
1/29/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 1 Report
3/1/2021 Agencies post Annual FOIA Report on their websites
4/30/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 2 Report
7/30/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 3 Report
10/29/2021 Agencies post Fiscal Year 2021 Quarter 4 Report

Annual FOIA Reports from all Federal Agencies

FY19 FY18 FY17 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

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

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

Department of Justice Handbook for Agency Annual FOIA Reports (updated October 6, 2020)

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.

Chief FOIA Officer Reports from all Federal Agencies

2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
2010        

Department of Justice Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2020  2019  2018  2017 2016 2015
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

OIP Summaries and Assessments of Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2020
(EXCEL)

2019
(EXCEL​)
2018
(CSV)
2017
(CSV)
2016
(CSV)

​​​2015
(CSV)

  2014
(CSV)

2013
(CSV)
2012  2011 
 
2010        

Success Stories from Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
2013 2012 2011 2010  

Guidelines for 2021 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.

2019 2018 2017 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 7, 2020

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