United States of America

Apple is committed to being transparent about government requests for customer data and how we respond. We publish a Transparency Report twice a year disclosing the number of government requests for customer data Apple receives globally.

Government and private entities are required to follow applicable laws and statutes when requesting customer information and data from Apple. 

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Transparency Report

Transparency Report

Date Range
2019 H2
FISA Non-Content
0 - 499
15,500 - 15,999
2019 H2
FISA Content
0 - 499
17,500 - 17,999
2019 H2
NSLs
2 - 499
1,505 - 1,999
2019 H1
FISA Non-Content
0 - 499
11,000 - 11,499
2019 H1
FISA Content
0 - 499
18,000 - 18,499
2019 H1
NSLs
2 - 499
2,500 - 2,999
2018 H2
FISA Non-Content
0 - 499
9,000 - 9,499
2018 H2
FISA Content
0 - 499
14,000 - 14,499
2018 H2
NSLs
4 - 499
1,507- 1,999
2018 H1
FISA Non-Content
0 - 499
7,500 - 7,999
2018 H1
FISA Content
0 - 499
13,500 - 13,999
2018 H1
NSLs
1 - 499
1,001 - 1,499
2017 H2
National Security
16,002 - 16,249
8,006 - 8,249
2017 H1
National Security
13,252 - 13,499
9,002 - 9,249
2016 H2
National Security
5,750 - 5,999
4,750 - 4,999
2016 H1
National Security
2,750 - 2,999
2,000 - 2,249
2015 H2
National Security
1,250 - 1,499
1,000 - 1,249
2015 H1
National Security
751 - 999
250 - 499
2014 H2
National Security
250 - 499
0 - 249
2014 H1
National Security
0 - 249
0 - 249
2013 H2
National Security
0 - 249
0 - 249
2013 H1
National Security
0 - 249
0 - 249

U.S. National Security Letters - Disclosure Permitted

Apple is providing a complete historical list of National Security Letters (NSLs) received where Non-disclosure orders have been lifted and public disclosure is permitted. These NSLs and the related correspondence releasing the Non-disclosure obligations have been redacted for privacy purposes. 

NSL Issued Date Non-Disclosure Released Date
NSL 18-466291 December 18, 2018 July 29, 2020
NSL-19-499673 October 17, 2019 July 24, 2020
NSL-19-468088-1 January 31, 2019 July 24, 2020
NSL-19-468088-2 January 31, 2019 July 24, 2020
NSL-19-483160 July 23, 2019 July 15, 2020
NSL 17-428654-1 March 14, 2017 June 30, 2020
NSL 17-428654-2 March 14, 2017 June 30, 2020
NSL 17-434038 November 20, 2017 May 12, 2020
NSL 17-435520 December 28, 2017 February 19, 2020
NSL-18-450995 August 28, 2018 May 6, 2019
NSL-18-466228 December 27, 2018 May 5, 2019
NSL-18-463687 December 6, 2018 May 5, 2019
NSL-18-440748 March 15, 2018 April 9, 2019
NSL-15-413741 April 8, 2015 February 25, 2017

U.S. Government Requests for Customer Data by Year