Style Guides by Government Agencies

Style guides are used to set the tone and guidelines for how an agency communicates with the public.

This page is a collection of style guides created by government agencies. You can add your agency’s guide by emailing DigitalGov or sharing in the Plain Language Community of Practice.


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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Plain Language

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO)

U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)


Other Writing Resources

Here’s a collection of guides created by digital communities of practice and other groups.

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