A FOI guide (by people who file FOI requests)

Top tips on how to Freedom of Information requests from people who actually file FOI requests!

Key points
  • Check what you’re looking for is not already out there
  • Know who you are sending to
  • Keep it focused!
  • Speak their language
  • Be prepared to be patient!

If you got inspired, watch the video presentation below before setting off on your own FOI journey. We wish you good luck and we hope to hear about your discoveries; feel free to share your experiences and lessons learned on our social media.

What are Freedom of Information requests?