In order to protect the privacy of individuals who request information about themselves, the requester must provide either a notarized statement or a statement signed under the penalty of perjury, declaring that the requester is actually the person they claim to be. Original signatures are required.
Model Form: Declaration (pdf)
OIG will not process requests from individuals seeking information about themselves if this requirement is not met. This helps OIG ensure that private information about any individual is not improperly disclosed to third parties.
Last Modified: 01/31/2013