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Welcome to the NCUA's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Portal

To Submit a FOIA Request Online

Using links in the upper right corner of this page, Register to create an online profile or Sign In to your existing profile. Once logged in to your account, you can submit request(s), check the status of your request(s), send a message to the NCUA FOIA team, and download records released to you.


Helpful Information to Review Prior to Submitting a Request

The Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, is a law that provides any person access to agency records, except to the extent that such agency records or portions of such agency records are protected from disclosure by one or more of the nine FOIA exemptions

There are certain requirements for making an NCUA FOIA request, and in some cases, the records you are requesting may already be posted online. Prior to submitting a request, navigate to the NCUA's FOIA website for information about the following topics:

  • Requirements and tips for making a FOIA request
  • NCUA FOIA Reading Rooms
  • NCUA FOIA points of contact
  • Prior published NCUA FOIA reports
  • FOIA resources


Privacy Act Statement


AUTHORITY:  5 U.S.C. 552, 5 U.S.C. 552a; 12 CFR 792.

Disclosure of the information is not mandatory.


PURPOSE: The National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) eFOIA Public Access Link (PAL) is used to receive and respond to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and/or Privacy Act (PA) requests.  The information collected through eFOIA PAL is needed for reporting purposes, timely processing of requests, and sending replies to requesters in compliance with the FOIA/PA.


ROUTINE USE(S): The information you provide may be shared with credit union(s); to other federal agencies; and/or to other federal/non-federal regulatory authorities when appropriate.  A complete list of Routine Uses is available at NCUA-9, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Requests and Invoices.


EFFECTS OF NOT PROVIDING INFORMATION: The information is needed to process your FOIA and/or Privacy Act request and failure to provide your information may slow down or prevent the processing of your request. 


SORN: NCUA-9, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Requests and Invoices.