Freedom of Information Act Process

Michigan's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), MCL 15.231 et seq, provides that certain persons can receive copies or make inspections of most public records of public bodies upon written request. The person must sufficiently describe the records he or she seeks. The public body may charge a fee to cover the cost of complying with a person's FOIA request.

Please note that requests for records regarding the State Lottery and Charitable Gaming must be submitted separately.

Requests for records regarding Charitable Gaming can be sent to:

               Address:  Michigan Bureau of State Lottery

                               Charitable Gaming Division

                               Attn: Charitable Gaming FOIA Coordinator

                               101 E. Hillsdale, Box 30023

                               Lansing, MI  48909



Requests for records regarding the State Lottery can be sent to:

                Address:  Michigan Bureau of State Lottery

                                Attn: Lottery FOIA Coordinator

                                101 E. Hillsdale

                                Lansing, MI  48909

Requests must include your name, phone number, mailing address, and email address.

View the Bureau's written procedures and guidelines.

View a written public summary of the Bureau's procedures and guidelines.