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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Service

FOIA Reading Room

VA FOIA Reading Room

The Department of Veterans Affairs maintains a collection of documents that are available electronically on the Internet. These public records include VA statements of policy, staff manuals, as well as high-profile records that have been previously requested by another member of the public and is likely to become the subject of another FOIA request.

VA Directives

The VA maintains a list of statements of policy and interpretation which have been adopted by the agency. This information is available online on the VA Directives website.

VA Handbooks

The VA maintains a list of administrative staff manuals and instructions to staff that affect members of the public. This information is available online on the VA Handbooks website.

Frequently Requested Records

It is likely that the information you seek has already been made available on the VA FOIA reading room. Click here to view an index of records that have already been requested by members of the public.

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