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FARA Contact Information

The FARA Unit maintains a public office on the 1st floor of the Bicentennial Building, 600 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004. It is open to the public for review of public records from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays, and accepts documents for filing during regular business hours.

The office provides public access to information appearing in the public records office, including whether someone is registered. It also provides copies of the Act and regulations on request. Public Office personnel assist the public with instructions on how to view and copy public records.

FARA Unit personnel are available to answer reasonable inquiries about what FARA requires, how to register, how to fill out the forms, and what fees are required. The Division does not discuss pending, potential, or hypothetical investigations, matters, or cases.

No other information may be released through the FARA Unit. Requests for any other information should be made under the Privacy Act (PA) and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), as appropriate.


Phone Numbers:

FARA Office: (202) 233-0776
(202) 233-0777
Fax: (202) 233-2147

Note - These are not toll free numbers, but are equipped with voice mail for after hours calls.

Hours of Operation:

Public Office:   Monday - Friday   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Deliveries:   Monday - Friday    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and government holidays.

Web Address:

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Street Address:

Department of Justice/NSD
FARA Registration Unit
600 E Street, NW
BICN - Room 1300
Washington, DC 20004

Nearest Metro Stops:

Gallery Place-Chinatown - Red, Green, and Yellow lines

Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter - Green and Yellow lines

Judiciary Square - Red line

Mailing Address:

U.S. Department of Justice/NSD
FARA Registration Unit
600 E Street, NW
BICN Building — Room 1300
Washington, DC 20530

Tax ID # 53-0205705

General Information National Security Division
John C. Demers
Assistant Attorney General for National Security
National Security Division
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