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How to submit a Freedom of Information (FOI) request

Send your request for COPFS information to:

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Or you can write to:

FOI Enquiries
Response and Information Unit
Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
25 Chambers StreetEdinburgh          
EH1 1LA

We might contact you to ask you to clarify what information you want; or, if it is not our information, to suggest who might be able to help you.We will get back to you within 60 days after we have received your request; or after you have clarified what information you want. Please have a look at:

  • our register of past FOI responses as this might have the information you want: FOI Register

 *Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020: The maximum timescales within which public authorities must respond to requests for information and review under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) have been extended from 20 to 60 working days, authorities are still required to respond promptly to requests they receive.  For updates please refer to the website of the Scottish Information Commissioner.