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.
Submit request using the Open FOIL NY online form.
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.