Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Request or petition any state agency for information or documents subject to FOIA

About the Act

Delaware Freedom of Information Act
The Act ( 29 Del. Code, Chapter 100) establishes that “it is vital in a democratic society that public business be performed in an open and public manner” and that “it is vital that citizens have easy access to public records in order that the society remain free and democratic.”

Executive Order No. 31
Approved by the Governor on October 20, 2011, requires executive branch agencies to adopt a standardized policy for requests.

Frequently Asked Questions 
The Delaware Department of Justice provides answers to common questions about the Freedom of Information Act on its website.

State Agency FOIA Coordinators
List of Coordinators


Make a FOIA Request, by Agency

Select an Agency below to send a FOIA request online, or download and use the savable/printable PDF Request Form. You can use the state agency directory to find mailing addresses for state agencies.


Agency Policies

The Freedom of Information Act applies to all State Agencies. Below is a list of State Agencies with dedicated FOIA information.


Under Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del. C. §§ 10001-10008 (“FOIA”), a FOIA request or petition, along with any information contained therein or any documents attached thereto, submitted to any “public body” subject to FOIA, including, without limitation, any board, bureau, commission, department, agency or committee of the State, may itself be deemed a “public record” subject to disclosure under FOIA.

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