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FOIA Appeals

If your request for a record or part of a record is unable to be disclosed, or could not be found, or a request for a fee waiver or reduction will not be granted, please submit appeals in writing to:

Associate Administrator for Administration
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC. 20590

The appeals must be within 90 calendar days from the date of the initial denial letter and should state the reasons why the requested information should be released under the Act; and why the denial may be in error. FOIA requesters should attach copies of their original requests and response letters to all appeals, clearly mark the letters and the outside envelope -"FOIA Appeal." FOIA appeals can also be sent to with "FOIA Appeal" in the subject line of the E-mail.  The decision of the Associate Administrator for Administration is administratively final.