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Illinois Department of Natural Resources FOIA Request For Public Records 

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, Illinois 62702   
Phone: 217-782-6302   
Fax: 217-785-2438
Email: DNR.FOIA@illinois.gov

The online submittal form is an easy and private way to submitt a FOIA request to the IDNR's FOIA Information Officer.  This form can be printed, and in some browsers it can be saved directly to a pdf. format..  Please complete these actions before submitting the form.

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Online Submittal of FOIA Request

Inspect or Copy requiredPlease indicate if you wish "on-site inspection" or copy the public records requested
Inspect or Copy
Format of Public Records required
Format of Public Records
Copies Certified requiredDo you wish to have these copies certified?
Copies Certified
Commercial Purpose required(21-day response period) Is this Request for a "Commercial Purpose"? It is a violation of the Freedom of Information Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose without disclosing that it is for a commercial purpose, if requested to do so by the public body. 5 ILCS 140/3.1(c)
Commercial Purpose
Requesting a Fee Waiver? required(If you are requesting that the public body waive any fees for copying the documents, you must attached a statement of the purpose of the request, and whether the principal purpose of the request is to access or disseminate information regarding the health, safety and welfare or legal rights of the general public. 5 ILCS 140/6(c))
Requesting a Fee Waiver?