A request for information must contain sufficient information for us to identify the
individual about whom information is sought (i.e., target of the investigation). A
request should contain the individual’s name, Social Security number (SSN), and date
of birth. If the request does not include the individual’s SSN, it should include
their name and date of birth, and at least one of the following:
We provide additional information for requests that contain less than the required
identifying elements GN 03312.001B.