United States Government Printing Office Edit


Agent Type
Corporate Entity


  • 1860-06-23 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • United States Government Printing Office
  • GPO

External Documents


  • Biography/Historical Note

    The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO; formerly the United States Government Printing Office) was started on on June 23, 1860. It is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government. The office produces and distributes information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of the Supreme Court, the Congress, the Executive Office of the President, executive departments, and independent agencies.