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Please be advised that, you have the option to schedule a telephone interview, an interview by video with an EEOC representative, or an in-person interview at our office.  Individuals who come into the office without an appointment will be screened for appropriate follow-up. Scheduling an interview is strongly recommended and individuals with appointments will be given priority.  

You are encouraged to visit the EEOC Public Portal ( to schedule an intake appointment by telephone, by video or in-person.   The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at

There are strict deadlines for filing a charge of discrimination, please review the information in the timeliness tab or call 1-800-669-4000. 

For individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, you can reach EEOC by videophone at 1-844-234-5122. If you have a disability which prevents you from accessing the Public Portal or you otherwise have difficulty with accessing the portal, please call 1-800-669-4000. 

For information on temporary office closures due to inclement weather or other issues, see our Operating Status page. 


New Orleans Field Office


Hale Boggs Federal Building
500 Poydras Street, Suite 809
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States

ASL Video Phone
Michael Kirkland
Regional Attorney
Rudy Sustaita
Office Hours

The New Orleans Field Office operates Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding federal holidays. Walk-in appointments are accepted Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and will be screened by our staff on a first come, first serve basis.

Although walk-ins are accepted, scheduling an interview is strongly
recommended, and individuals with appointments will be given priority. We encourage you to schedule an interview through the EEOC Public Portal at or via

Everyone visiting our office must pass through building security, which includes metal detector screening, and must show a valid government issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license). Please plan to arrive 30 minutes before your appointment to facilitate security procedures. If you arrive more than fifteen minutes late to your appointment you will be considered a walk-in and we may not be able to see you that day. Paid parking is available within one block of the building. If you have a disability preventing online portal access or encounter difficulties, please contact us at 1-800-669-4000.