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APA Citation Guide (7th Edition): Government Documents

Note: This guide reflects the latest version of the APA Publication Manual (i.e., APA 7).

Report by a Government Agency or Other Organization

Format

Organization name. (Year). Title of report (Report No. xxx [if applicable]). PublisherURL

Example

World Health Organization. (2014). WHO guidance to protect health from climate change through health adaptation planninghttps://www.who.int/publications/i/item/who-guidance-to-protect-health-from-climate-change-through-health-adaptation-planning

Note: When the publisher is the same as the author, which is often the case for group authors, omit the publisher.

Report by Individual Authors at a Government Agency or Other Organization

Format

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of report (Report No. xxx [if applicable]). Organization Name. URL

Example

Copeland, M. E. (2005). Recovering your mental health: A self-help guide. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://permanent.fdlp.gov/lps80208/SMA-3504.pdf