Any person who has been denied access to a government record by a records custodian of a public agency can file a complaint with the Government Records Council (GRC). To understand how to file a complaint and the legal rights of a  requester of government records please refer to the information in this section. 

The Denial of Access Complaint Form must be downloaded as an Acrobat PDF file.

Please contact GRC staff if you have any questions about filing a complaint.

Electronic Denial of Access Complaint Form [PDF]  

 Additionally, please note that the GRC is now providing an e-filing system for Denial of Access Complaints. Individuals wishing to e-file their complaints can can view the following instructions: