Arbitration 2017-06-26T09:40:22+00:00


Below are printable forms used by the Office of Arbitration. Note that for requesting a panel of arbitrators, submission of the online version (as opposed to the printable version below) is preferred and also less expensive.  To use the online system to file electronically, please complete the Online Panel Request.  Once this form is filed electronically, do not fax or mail a copy to FMCS. The data will have been captured. Questions or problems? You may call us at (202) 606-5111 for assistance.

To fax your panel request:  202-606-3749 (Some older fax machines may not be able to send faxes to this number.  If this is the case, please email your attachment to

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Resource Description
pdf icon Fillable Arbitrator’s Report and Fee Statement [FMCS Form R-19] Arbitrators use this form to submit the required report and fee statement. You may fill out this form and print it out.
pdf icon Fillable Request for Arbitration Panel [Form R-43] Parties may use this form to request an arbitration panel. You may fill out this form and print it out.  Please note that this is not the preferred electronic filing.  You must use the online system to file electronically.