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Travel Regulations

Visit the Defense Travel Management Office website to view all travel regulations.

The Joint Federal Travel Regulation (JFTR) is for for members of the Uniformed Services of the United States. The JTFR contains regulations related to per diem, travel and transportation allowances, relocation allowances, and certain other allowances.

The Federal Travel Regulation implements requirements and Executive branch policies for travel by federal civilian employees and others authorized to travel at government expense.

The Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) is for DoD civilian employees and civilians who travel using DoD funding. The JTR contains regulations related to per diem, travel and transportation allowances, relocation allowances, and certain other allowances.

The Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation, Volume 9: Travel Policy and Procedures provides supplemental instructions regarding the payment of allowances authorized by the JFTR/JTR. The DoD FMR applies to all personnel traveling under orders funded by the DoD, including:
  • Military members
  • Reserve component members
  • Civilian employees
  • Dependents on official orders
  • Travelers on DoD invitational travel authorizations
The AMS manual, DFAS-IN Reg 37-100,  is applicable to the active U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Army National Guard, and all DFAS-Indianapolis elements. 

View the most recent Travel Technical Message.

The Per Diem Committee ensures that uniform travel and transportation regulations are issued for members of the Uniformed Services and DoD civilian employees.

Government Sponsored Travel Card is intended for official travel related use only.