Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) request forms

The first step in making an Access to Information (ATI) or Privacy request is to determine who hold the records. Please refer to Info Source to find out what Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada does and what information it holds.

To determine if another department or agency holds the information you are requesting, please contact one of the Access to Information and Privacy Coordinators, listed by organization.

Submitting an online request

Using the ATIP Online Request service, is a faster, easier and more convenient way to submit access to information or privacy requests. Apply online today to save time.

Receiving an online response to your request

Use epost Connect™ to receive confidential messages and documents in a fast, secure and easy way and at no cost to you! Epost Connect is a secure messaging service that offers protection for your documents, files and messages under the Canada Post Corporation Act and the Criminal Code of Canada. This means that your identity and any information being shared with our office remains secure, and that your privacy rights under the Privacy Act are respected at all times.

For security and privacy reasons, as well as bandwidth size limitations for transmitting large files by email, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada will only release requested documents electronically via epost Connect.

More information about epost Connect and instructions for how to register are available here.

Mailing your request

To make a request by mail, please complete either the Access to Information Request Form or the Personal Information Request Form, or include a letter indicating that your request is made in accordance with the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act and describe the information you are seeking. Please include relevant details to help the ATIP Office find the information you are requesting. Mail your request to:

Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Services
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

C.D. Howe Building
2nd Floor, West Tower
235 Queen Street

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5

Please note that a $5 application fee applies to only Access to Information requests. There is no fee for requests for your personal information.

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