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
2018 H2
FISA Non-Content
0 - 499
9,000 - 9,499
2018 H2
FISA Content
0 - 499
14,000 - 14,499
2018 H2
NSLs
3 - 499
1,505 - 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
0 - 499
1,000 - 1,499
2017 H2
National Security
16,000 - 16,249
8,000 - 8,249
2017 H1
National Security
13,250 - 13,499
9,000 - 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
750 - 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-18-466228: issued December 27, 2018, non-disclosure released May 5, 2019

NSL-18-463687: issued December 6, 2018, non-disclosure released May 5, 2019

NSL-18-450995: issued August 28, 2018, non-disclosure released May 6, 2019

NSL-18-440748: issued March 15, 2018, non-disclosure released April 9, 2019

NSL-15-413741: issued April 8, 2015, non-disclosure released February 25, 2017

U.S. Government Requests for Customer Data by Year