Access to Information Request Form
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Access to Information Request Form (TBS/SCT 350-57):
Instructions for completing the form:
- Determine which federal government
institution is most likely to have the information you are seeking.
- To apply for information under the Access to Information Act, complete the
Access to Information Request Form. Describe the information being sought and provide
any relevant details necessary to help the institution find
it. If you require assistance, refer to Sources of Federal Government and Employee Information for a description of program
records held by the institution or contact its Access
to Information Coordinator.
- Forward the access request to the Coordinator
of the institution holding the information. Enclose a $5.00 money order or cheque. Note: Cheques and money orders are
payable to the Receiver General for Canada with some exceptions. Please refer to Info Source – Sources of Federal Government and Employee Information – Forward – D. How to Apply – Fees for a list of institutions to which Access to Information Requests must be accompanied by cheques or money orders made out to the
institution itself and not to the Receiver General for Canada.
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