Learn how to access public records

It is vital in a democratic society that public business be performed in an open and public manner so that our citizens shall have the opportunity to observe the performance of public officials and to monitor the decisions that are made by such officials in formulating and executing public policy; and further, it is vital that citizens have easy access to public records in order that the society remain free and democratic.
— Delaware Freedom of Information Act, Section 10001

What is FOIA?

The Delaware Freedom of Information Act is a state law that provides the public with the right to access government records and meetings.

Need help?

Delaware FOIA can be confusing and public agencies do not always follow the law. If you need assistance or believe FOIA was violated, you can: