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To obtain a simple status of a FOIA request without registering, you need the FOIA number of the request.  Follow the instructions on the "Getting Started page".

To obtain a detailed status of your FOIA request(s), you must be Registered and Logged In.  Registration within the PAL will produce status emails of all your requests.  Follow the instructions on the Getting Started page.  Please note: PAL registrations will be deactivated after one year of non-use.

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