Letters to Santa

Erica Evans filed this request with the United States Postal Service of the United States of America.
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From: Erica Evans

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Data on the number of letters addressed to Santa or the North Pole since 1996.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Erica Evans

From: United States Postal Service

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Fuller, Debra C - Washington, DC

Dear Ms. Evans,

This is in response to your inquiry to the FOIA Request referenced above, which was shared with the Consumer Advocate.

Your request for data on the number of letters addressed to Santa or the North Pole since 1996.

The Postal Service does not retain records of Santa letters. We post our Annual Report which contains all the types of reports and/or statistics we have and is available on our website at www.usps.com<http://www.usps.com> and enter the following link:



Debra Fuller
Consumer Relations Specialist
United States Postal Service
475 L'Enfant Plaza SW RM 4541
Washington DC 20260-4541
Email: debra.c.fuller@usps.gov<mailto:debra.c.fuller@usps.gov>
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