How Do You Contact President Barack Obama?

Anyone wishing to contact President Barack Obama can do so by visiting the Corresponding with the White House page at, as of 2015. The quickest way to send questions or comments to the President is to fill out the online submission form, which sends submissions to the President and his staff via email. You can also contact President Obama by calling the White House directly or mailing a letter.

To send a message to President Obama via email, click on the blue form submission link or button. You must fill out each required field on the form. Select President Obama in the drop down menu, and then include your name, email, phone number and address. State a question or comment in the comment box, and answer the challenge question at the bottom.

There are two dedicated White House phone numbers available to citizens who wish to leave a message for the President. The comment phone number is 202-456-1111, or call the switchboard number at 202-456-1414. You can send a letter to President Obama by addressing it to The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500. Be sure to include a return address and an email in case the President decides to send a formal response. Letters to the President should be typed, or neatly handwritten in pen ink, on 8 1/2 by 11-inch paper.