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Email addresses

Questions related to Wikipedia or other wikis (Wikimedia projects):

Questions related to donations:

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Questions related to partnerships:

Press and media contacts:

Please visit our press room.

Other questions for and about the Wikimedia Foundation:

Please see our Answers portal on Meta-Wiki.

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Postal address

Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
1 Montgomery Street
Suite 1600
San Francisco, California 94104
Phone: +1-415-839-6885
Fax: +1-415-882-0495

Please do not send legal documents to this address, for Legal Service of Process, see below.

Please note: We receive a large number of calls, so email or fax is always a better first option. If you leave a voicemail, please include an email address for faster response. Before contacting us, please review Answers on Meta-Wiki to best direct your inquiry.

Address for donations

Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 98204
Washington, DC 20090-8204

Please note: donations by check are processed directly at our centralized lockbox location, which is in Washington, DC.


Copyright violations

If you would like to send us a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) takedown notice or counter-notice regarding a potential copyright violation, you can find more information, and where to send your request, on our DMCA takedowns page.

Requests to disclose user information (including emergency requests)

Please read our Requests for User Information Procedures and Guidelines and then send your request to:

Wikimedia Foundation
c/o CT Corporation System
330 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale, California 91203-2336

Please send all other legal questions or requests to:

Wikimedia Foundation
c/o CT Corporation System
330 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale, California 91203-2336

Wikimedia movement affiliates

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