The Federal
Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Foreign Government
Information Classification Guide (FGICG) provides guidance concerning the
classification and level of protection afforded to foreign government
information. The FGICG is not intended to provide specific guidance
concerning the handling, safeguarding,

transport, declassification and downgrading, destruction, or administration
of classified material, whether in paper or electronic form. Specific
guidance concerning these topics is available in Executive Order (EO)
13526, “Classified National Security Information;” Department of Justice
(DOJ) Security Program Operating Manual (SPOM); FBI Security Policy Manual
(SPM); FBI Automatic Declassification Guide; FBI Foreign Dissemination
Manual (FDM); Federal Register, Part V, National Archives and Records
Administration (NARA), Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) Final
Rule (32 CFR Parts 2001 and 2003); and other documents referenced herein.

The duration
of classification, classification markings, and other requirements of EO
13526, are to be applied to information classified pursuant to this guide,
in accordance with the SPM and other approved FBI policies and procedures.

Declassified Documents

Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Foreign Government Information Classification
Guide, June 20, 2012
[66 Pages, 2.9MB]