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Office of Administration Freedom of Information Act

The Office of Administration, whose sole function is to advise and assist the President, and which has no substantial independent authority, is not subject to FOIA and related authorities. However, these pages have been maintained due to the Presidential Records Act.


OA FOIA Improvement Plan Under Executive Order 13,392

FOIA Officer: Carol Ehrlich
(202) 395-2273

Chief FOIA Officer:
FOIA Service Center:(202) 395-2273
Public Liaison:

Handbook for Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) Requestors
This guide provides instructions on obtaining information through the FOIA and several links to information and/or documents that are useful to the requestor.

Electronic Reading Room
The Electronic Reading Room contains documents specifically identified for inclusion by FOIA, as well as documents for which we have received multiple FOIA requests.

Office of Administration's FOIA Regulations
The OA's Regulations concerning FOIA are currently being updated.

U.S. Dept. of Justice
DOJ Guide to the Freedom of Information Act; Overview of the Privacy Act of 1974, Your Right To Federal Records, FOIA Updates, FOIA Annual Reports.