Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request

The business of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is open to public review, as is required by the state's Freedom of Information Act.

Requests for information should be sent in writing to SCDHHS's Office of General Counsel.  While no particular form is necessary to submit a FOIA request, SCDHHS encourages requesters to use our standard form

How to Submit a FOIA REQUEST
All FOIA requests must be in writing and can be submitted by email, fax, U.S. mail or hand delivered.



South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Office of General Counsel / FOIA
PO BOX 8206
Columbia, SC 29202

1801 Main Street
Columbia, S.C.
Attn: Office of General Counsel/FOIA

FIOA Fee Schedule

Search Fee $20.00 hr
Retrieval Fee $20.00
Redaction Fee $20.00
Copies $0.20 Per Page
CD $5.00 Per Disc
*Please note that in some cases prior to fulfilling a request, SCDHHS may require a deposit of up to 25% of the reasonably anticipated cost for gathering and producing the records.

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