the WHITE HOUSEPresident Donald J. Trump

Search form

Circulars

Instructions or information issued by OMB to Federal agencies. These are expected to have a continuing effect of two years or more. To obtain circulars that are not available on-line, please call the Office of Management and Budget's information line at (202) 395-3080. Choose from one of two options: Circulars arrayed by numerical sequence; or Circulars indexed by major category.

Most of the documents on this page were created as PDFs
Click here for PDF assistance PDF Information

OMB Circulars in Numerical Sequence

Back to Top


Circulars: Budget

  • OMB Circular A-11 - Preparation, Submission and Execution of the Budget

  • OMB Circular A-19 - Legislative Coordination and Clearance

  • OMB Circular A-25 - User Charges

  • OMB Circular A-45 - Rental and Construction of Government Quarters

  • OMB Circular A-76 - (May 29, 2003, including technical correction made
    by OMB Memorandum M-03-20) (August 15, 2003) (63 pages, 1.35 mb)
    -- Transmittal Memorandum #20 in HTML, WPD or PDF (23 pages, 85 kb) (06/14/1999)
    Implementing the FAIR Act
    -- Transmittal Memorandum #21 in HTML (04/27/2000)
    -- Transmittal Memorandum #22 in PDF (2 pages, 8 kb) (08/31/2000)
    -- Transmittal Memorandum #23 in PDF (3 pages, 8 kb) (03/14/2001)
    -- Transmittal Memorandum #24 in PDF (4 pages, 8 kb) (02/27/2002)
    -- Proposed Revised OMB Circular A-76 of November 14, 2002, in PDF (62 pages, 926 kb)
    (for agency and public comment)

Docket of Comments to Proposed Revised OMB Circular A-76 (2002)
-- List of Emails received from Agency and Public
-- List of faxes received from Agency and Public

Back to Top


Circulars: State and Local Governments

Back to Top


Circulars: Educational and Non-Profit Institutions Documents

OMB Circular A-21 - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions (05/10/2004) HTML or PDF (109 pages, 263 kb), Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 220 (30 pages, 384 kb)

  • OMB Circular A-110 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations (11/19/1993) (further amended 09/30/1999, Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 215 (32 pages, 243 kb))

  • OMB Circular A-122 - Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations (05/10/2004) HTML or PDF(55 pages, 220 kb), Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 230 (17 pages, 235 kb)

  • OMB Circular A-133 - Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations (06/24/1997, includes revisions published in Federal Register 06/27/03) HTML or PDF (33 pages, 127 kb)

Back to Top


Circulars: Procurement

Back to Top


Circulars: Federal Financial Management Documents

NOTE: Final Guidance has been issued that, upon implementation, will supersede requirements from OMB Circulars A-21, A-87, A-110, and A-122 (which have been placed in 2 C.F.R. Parts 220, 225, 215, and 230); Circulars A-89, A-102, and A-133; and the guidance in Circular A-50 on Single Audit Act follow-up. See final guidance and OMB Policy Statements for more information.

Back to Top


Circulars: Federal Information Resources/ Data Collection Documents

  • OMB Circular A-16 - Coordination of Geographic Information, and Related Spatial Data Activities

  • OMB Circular A-89 - Federal Domestic Assistance Program Information

  • OMB Circular A-108 - Federal Agency Responsibilities for Review, Reporting, and Publication under the Privacy Act

  • OMB Circular A-130 - Management of Federal Information Resources HTML or PDF (23 pages, 92 kb)

Back to Top


Circulars: Other Special Purpose

Back to Top