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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests

A Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request is a request to obtain records/documents from New York State or local government agencies. Records that are determined to be responsive and disclosable are, to the extent possible, made available to you within twenty (20) business days after receipt of your request. More time may be required if a request is complex or if the records sought are voluminous.

Organization / Company Name
E-mail Address (required)
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
Zip/Postal Code

For FOIL Requests

Describe the records you are seeking as specifically as possible. Include, if known, the title(s) of documents, dates, file designations, and other information that will enable the Records Access Officer to identify what you are requesting.

Please enter the letters you see in the graphic below (required):
(letters are not case-sensitive)

Other Methods for Submission

If you would like to submit a FOIL requests by mail or email, please send your request to the following:

Records Access Officer
Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
One Centre Street, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10007


To appeal any denial by the Records Access Officer, you must submit your appeal within 30 days of a denial to:
Records Appeals Officer
One Centre Street, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10007
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