It is the policy of the U.S. Department of State to comply fully with the requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. § 791 et seq. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued regulations at 29 C.F.R. Part 1630 implementing the provisions of the law for federal agencies.

If you require a reasonable accommodation as an employee with a disability or as a qualified applicant with a disability, please contact the Disability and Reasonable Accommodations Division in the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations, Bureau of Human Resources (HR/OAA/DRAD) at

If you as a qualified employee or applicant for employment with a disability believe you have been denied a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Civil Rights at (202) 647-9295 within 45 days of the denial of the request for reasonable accommodation.

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