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This form is for filing complaints with the Office of Personnel Management Office of the Inspector General.


The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) does not investigate customer service complaints. If your allegation or complaint is not related to fraud, waste, abuse, or gross mismanagement, we encourage you to please contact OPM at 202-606-1800 or visit /about-us/contact-us/ for contact information for other OPM offices.

If your complaint is about a hiring and/or employment issue, please contact the employing Agency or the Agency that is advertising the job. OPM grants hiring authority to each individual Federal Agency, and it is each Agency’s responsibility to ensure that the hiring process is applied appropriately. The OPM OIG does not investigate allegations related to personnel actions or employment issues at other Federal Agencies. View more information about employee grievance and appeal rights and position classification appeals.

What OPM OIG does investigate:

OPM OIG investigates allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse related to the OPM programs and operations listed below.

  • The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP)
  • Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
  • National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB)
  • Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
  • Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCP)
  • Federal Employees Dental & Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)
  • Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)
  • OPM employee and contractor misconduct
  • Whistleblower retaliation

Submit your Hotline Complaint here.


By using this form to submit your complaint via the internet, you acknowledge that your privacy is not guaranteed and that you are doing so at your own risk. If you are not comfortable submitting your complaint through the internet, we recommend that you submit your complaint by letter or telephone.

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