Information for Tribal Access to the FPLS


Publication Date: July 26, 2016



DATE: July 26, 2016

TO: Tribal Agencies Administering Child Support Plans under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act

SUBJECT: Information for Tribal Access to the FPLS


BACKGROUND: The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 provides the authority for tribal IV-D programs to access the Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS). On February 22, 2016, we issued TDCL-16-01 with instructions on gaining access to the FPLS.

CONTENT: With this information memorandum, we provide answers to frequently asked questions regarding FPLS access. Also included is a tribal IV-D Self-Assessment Tool to help tribal IV-D agencies assess and document compliance with OCSE’s security requirements.

INQUIRIES TO: Linda Boyer, Data Access and Security Manager, Division of Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement at or (202) 401-5410.


Vicki Turetsky
Office of Child Support Enforcement

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