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How do I check the status of my U.S. Geological Survey Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request?

If you are a registered requester with the Department of the Interior’s FOIA Public Access Link (PAL), Sign In to view the status of your request(s), send a message to the FOIA Office, or download responsive records once they are delivered.

If you are not a registered requester, you can still check the status of your request by clicking on Check Request Status in the PAL toolbar. Be prepared to enter the tracking number provided by the FOIA Office to retrieve the status of your request.