Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

Daily Voucher Processing Update
As of December 3, current travel voucher* turn around processing time is 9 business days. 
(Allow 3 - 5 business days for payment to deposit in your financial institution account once processing is complete.)
*Travel vouchers are processed in the order they are received



If you received a Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) entitlement, you must submit a RITA claim no later than April 30, 2021 or you will be required to repay the entire WTA amount. See the RITA page for more information.


Effective Jan. 1, 2018, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, most civilian relocation allowances became taxable. This link can help you understand how this may affect you.

How this affects federal civilian employees


Navigating the Civilian PCS website

The DFAS PCS / Civilian Relocation page can help you with everything from understanding your orders, to filling out your voucher and submitting, to checking the status of your voucher submission.

On the left hand navigation menu you will see several options that will enable you to jump right into what you’re looking for. Information for specific entitlements and their related forms can be found under the PCS Entitlement Guide menu item or the Forms, Feedback and FAQs menu item.

If you prefer a more structured, step-by-step type of guidance, please follow the steps below:

Page updated December 3, 2021