Order a Flag Flown Over the Capitol
Every year, an average of more than 100,000 flags are flown over the U.S. Capitol at the request of Members of Congress. The tradition began in 1937, and is used to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries, the work of civic organizations and various other special occasions.
If you would like a flag to be flown over the U.S. Capitol, please complete our online form below.
Upon submitting this form, please print out your confirmation page and return it, along with a check made payable to Keeper of the Stationary to:
Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
112 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
IMPORTANT: Please be advised that our office can only accept flag orders up to six weeks prior to a requested date. Requests for flags with no specific fly date will be flown on the next available date. Please note that there will be a two week delay due to mail screening procedures.
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