The official also confirmed Trump will seek a security clearance and government-provided communication devices, although she will not be a government employee.
The move places President Donald Trump's eldest daughter -- long one of his closest advisers -- at the center of his administration, following weeks during which she held no formal role but appeared alongside the President and senior staffers in major meetings with world leaders and business figures.
Trump, like her father, has business interests throughout the country and across the world. By gaining a position in the West Wing and seeking access to classified information, she has drawn a new wave of scrutiny over conflicts in the administration between public roles and private interests.
Like her siblings Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, Ivanka as taken an active role in her father's business interests over the course of her life, both in his real estate empire and reality TV show, "The Apprentice."
She made regular appearances on the campaign trail and has been by her father's side during many major moments of his early presidency. The move into a West Wing office brings her role in the administration closer to formality and puts one of the commander-in-chief's closest confidants on