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Requests must be submitted in writing to the DOS Records Access Officer. Requests can either be submitted online, mailed, faxed or emailed to the appropriate address listed below.

Subject Matter List of Available Records (doc)

Submit request using the Open FOIL NY online form.

Mailing Address:

Records Access Officer
New York State Department of State
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12231

Phone: (518) 486-9844
Fax: (518) 474-4597

email address: FOIL Request

FOIL regulations for guidance regarding the processing of requests of records maintained by the agency for public inspection and copying are available here.