VA Agency FOIA mission is to encourage and oversee agency compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
- To file you must “Register” with PAL.
- Submit a proper request.
- Access the VA FOIA Reading Room for previously released documents.
- Request status updates on your submitted request.
- Learn about processing fees, fee waivers, and requester categories.
Go to FOIA.gov for specific VA Action Office Records, if you are searching for records regarding:
If you have already filed a request and not satisfied with the response, you may file a FOIA Appeal.
We encourage filing a FOIA Request electronically for faster processing. However, you are welcome to mail or fax requests to:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Freedom of Information Act Services (005R1C)
811 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420