Please note: FOIA requests submitted to the DOC should pertain to prisons, parole, probation, and work release.

Open Records Requests* (as defined in Iowa Code Chapter 22, AKA FOIA requests) can be be submitted by emailing

*As allowed by Chapter 22, fees may be assessed to the requester if the time to honor the request exceeds 30 minutes of staff-time. 

The department requests that submissions be sent to the above email address in order to ensure a receipt of sending the request for the sender, and the proper receipt, handling, billing, and response to the request by the department. 

Corrections' designated public records request responders:

Michael Savala

Jennifer Bonnett

They may be contacted at:

(515) 725 5795  or