Fees and Waivers (Privacy Act)

The CIA charges No Fees for processing a Privacy Act requests.

The Privacy Act authorizes federal agencies to collect fees for record services--specifically for searches and reproduction--as a matter of administrative discretion; the CIA does not assess fees for either searches or reproduction when processing Privacy Act requests.

Note that the CIA processes requests under the authority of both the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act in order to ensure the maximum possible disclosure for the requester.