Distribution Statement Footer

How to create a perfect distribution statement footer for your publication:

1. What distribution statement is it? If Statement B, C, D, or E is selected, the publication must also be marked as Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). For CUI marking guidance, click here: https://www.archives.gov/cui.

: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
: Distribution authorized to U.S. Government agencies only; (fill in reason); (date of determination). Other requests for this document shall be referred to (insert controlling government office).
: Distribution authorized to U.S. Government agencies and their contractors; (fill in reason); (date of determination). Other requests for this document shall be referred to (insert controlling government office).
: Distribution authorized to the Department of Defense and U.S. DoD contractors only; (fill in reason); (date of determination). Other requests shall be referred to (insert controlling DoD office).
: Distribution authorized to DoD Components only; (fill in reason); (date of determination). Other requests shall be referred to (insert controlling DoD office).

2. Is your paper ITAR restricted? (mandatory for critical technology, direct military support, and export controlled)



3. What are your reasons for choosing your distribution statement in Question #1? (The letters in parentheses are the reasons applicable to your distribution statement!)














4. What is your controlling office address?

5. What is your date of determination?



5. Cut and paste your completed footer below into the first page of your document! If Statement B, C, D, or E is selected, the publication must be marked as Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), in addition to the footer provided below. For CUI marking guidance, click here: https://www.archives.gov/cui.