|Working with the Government
Benefits, Grants, and Financial Aid (excluding Social Security – see below)
How do I find out what government benefits or assistance I may be eligible for?
How do I apply for federal disaster resistance?
How do I find and apply for federal grants?
How do I apply for veteran pensions and benefits?
How do I apply for higher education governmental financial aid?
How do I fill out and submit the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)?
How do I file complaints with the government?
How do I find U.S. government telephone and email directories?
Is there a government repository of frequently asked questions for specific departments, agencies, or programs?
How do I contact the government (by topic)?
How do I contact the government (by agency)?
How can I comment on proposed federal regulations?
Does the government produce podcasts?
Does the government have RSS feeds to which I can subscribe?
How do I change my address with governmental agencies if I move?
How do I place myself on the National Do Not Call Registry?
How do I report environmental violations?
How do I find a particular federal government agency's auction, sale or giftshop?
How can I buy souvenirs, books, and gift items from the government?
How can I buy surplus supplies and equipment from the government?
How can I find out about federal government surplus and seized property sales?
How do I research Medicare plan options?
How do I research Medicare prescription drug plan options?
How do I replace my Medicare card?
How do I check on the status of my immigration case?
How do I research or register copyrights?
How do I research or apply for patents?
How do I research or file trademarks?
How do I find and apply for federal jobs?
How can I earn a presidential appointment?
How do I change my address with the Post Office?
How do I put my mail on hold?
How do I find the nearest post office and the post office that delivers my mail?
How do I figure out how much postage to use?
How do I schedule redelivery of my mail?
How do I buy stamps online?
How do I find the gravesite of a veteran?
How do I find out if the government owes me money?
How can I get bankruptcy forms?
Where can I find information on government securities and investments?
How can I buy savings bonds?
How do I calculate the worth of my savings bond?
Public Safety and Law
How do I make sure that I am in compliance with federal labor laws?
Records and Identification
How do I request military service records?
How can I obtain other vital records?
What forms of recreation does the federal government sponsor?
How do I plan my retirement, disability, or survivorship benefits?
How do I get answers to questions I have about my Social Security statement?
How do I replace my lost Social Security card?
Where do I go if I have other questions about Social Security?
How do I file my taxes online?
Are there free online tools available to help me file my taxes?
How do I check on the status of my refund?
How can I download tax forms and publications?
How do I get/replace/renew a passport?