Reporting a Crime

To report violations, employee misconduct, fraud, waste, abuse of authority, or theft involving U.S. Postal Service employees and contractors, please contact us through our Hotline.

Important: If this is an emergency situation, please call 911 immediately.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

If the document you are seeking is not available online, please contact us through our FOIA office.

General Inquiries

If you have a general inquiry regarding our office, please call 703-248-2100, or you can email our hotline.

Our mailing address is: USPS Office of Inspector General,1735 N. Lynn Street, Arlington, VA 22209-2020

Hearing Impaired

For the hearing impaired, please call our TTY at 1-866-OIG TEXT (1-866-644-8398)

For website related issues only, contact the webmaster.

Other Resources

United States Postal Service
To contact the U.S. Postal Service, please call 800-275-8777 or visit here

Postal Inspection Service Mail Fraud Complaint Center:
To report mail fraud, please call
800-372-8347 or visit here

Postal Inspection Service External Mail Theft:
To report mail theft by a non-postal employee, please call
877-876-2455 or visit here

Federal Trade Commission:
(877) 382-4357 or visit here
To report identity theft, contact the Federal Trade Commission by calling
877-382-4357 or visit this website

Other Inspector General website information:
To learn more about Inspectors General, visit here

Postal Service Employee Assistance Program:
To access the Employee Assistance Program, please call 800-327-4968 or visit here