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Common questions asked about USA.gov: our mission, using our logo, linking to us and more.
USA.gov is an easy-to-search, free-access website designed to give you a centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state, and federal government agency websites. It's government made easy!
USA.gov is the official web portal for the U.S. government. It is a public domain website, which means you may link to USA.gov at no cost. In fact, there are more than 5 million direct links to USA.gov. We provide all official U.S. government transactions, services, and information from one convenient location.
We ask that when you link to www.USA.gov, you do it in an appropriate context, as a service to your customers when they need to find official U.S. government information and services.
We encourage you to use our logo. You may download the USA.gov logo in various sizes and formats.
The USA.gov logo is the official registered trademark for the U.S. government's web portal. The USA.gov logo may only be used to link to the USA.gov website. Placement of the USA.gov logo is to be used only as a marker to the USA.gov home page and not as a form of endorsement or approval from USA.gov, the Federal Citizen Information Center, or the U.S. General Services Administration. If you would like to place our logo on your site to link to USA.gov, you may download the USA.gov logo in various sizes and formats.
USA.gov is a public domain website, which means you may link to USA.gov at no cost. You'll find USA.gov logo graphics on our Link to Us page.
USA.gov's objective is to provide a free service, enabling the global community to easily and rapidly find U.S. government information that has been posted on the Internet. It offers a powerful search engine and an index of web-accessible government information and services to help you find what you need.
USA.gov was created to save you time and take advantage of the simplicity and efficiency of the Internet. Most of the information you can find here has been on the web for a long time, but if you didn't know what you were looking for, or where to look, you couldn't find the answer to your question. Here you can find out which government office can address your concerns, and find direct links to relevant information and services.
USA.gov provides access to frequently asked questions across government.
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: May 16, 2013