The Defense Finance and Accounting Service’s (DFAS) Civilian Payroll Office administers voluntary payroll garnishments. All court-ordered garnishments are processed by DFAS’ Garnishment Law Directorate. [will link to garnishment landing page]
Voluntary garnishments, including child support and alimony, are processed by your civilian payroll office. A voluntary garnishment request must be in writing and should include the following:
- Your Full Legal Name
- Amount of the Deduction
- Frequency of the Deduction
- Payee’s Full Legal Name
- Payee’s Complete Mailing Address or Financial Institution’s Routing Transit Number and Account Number for Electronic Funds Transfer
- Your Signature
Fax your voluntary garnishment request to 866-401-5849.
Court Ordered Garnishments
Court-ordered garnishments are processed by DFAS’ Garnishment Law Directorate office in Cleveland, Ohio. Court-ordered garnishments include:
- Child Support
- Commercial Garnishments
- State Tax Levies
For complete information about court-ordered garnishments, please visit the Garnishments page.
For Civilian Pay questions, please contact your Customer Service Representative (CSR). Contact your immediate supervisor for more details.