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Hardship Duty Pay - Location (Notes 1 & 2)

DoD FMR Vol. 7A, Chapter 17

Designated Locations Monthly Rates Effective Date
Country Province (State), City or Region From Through
Afghanistan (Note 3)   $100 Nov 1, 2001  
Albania   $150 Apr 1, 2002  
Algeria (Note 3)   $100 Sep 1, 2007  
American Samoa   $50 Jun 15, 2005  
Angola   $150 Sept 1, 2007  
Antarctic Region below 60° S latitude $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Antigua AS   $50 Apr 18, 2002  
Arctic Circle Region above 66°33’ N latitude $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Argentina Buenos Aires $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Other $0 Oct 1, 2017  
Armenia   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Ascension AAF   $150 Apr 18, 2002  
Australia Alice Springs $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Azerbaijan (Note 3)   $100 Oct 31, 2007  
Azores, Portugal (includes Lajes Field)   $0 Jan 1, 2018  
$50 Feb 1, 2004 Dec 31, 2017
Bahamas   $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Andros Island $50 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Other $0 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Bahrain   $100 Oct 1, 2017  
$50 Jun 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2017
Bangladesh   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Barbados   $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Belarus   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
$150 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Belize   $150 Oct 1, 2017  
Belize City $100 Feb 1, 2004 Sep 30, 2017
Other $150 Feb 1, 2004 Sep 30, 2017
Benin   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Bolivia Cochabamba $50 Jan 1, 2001  
La Paz $150 Sep 1, 2007 Dec 31, 2017
Santa Cruz $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Other $150 Sep 1, 2007  
Bosnia-Herzegovina   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Apr 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Botswana Selebi-Phikwe $150 Apr 1, 2012  
Other $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Brazil (States) Amazonas $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Goias $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Maranhao $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Mato Grosso $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Mato Grosso Do Sul $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Para $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Pernambuco $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Piaui $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Rondonia $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Roraima $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Brazil (Cities) Belo Horizonte $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Brasilia $50 Feb 1, 2004  
Fortaleza $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Porto Alegre $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Recife $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Rio de Janeiro $50 Feb 1, 2004  
Sao Paulo $50 Oct 14, 2001  
Other $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Brunei   $50 Jan 1, 2018  
  $100 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Bulgaria   $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Burkina Faso   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Burma (Myanmar)   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Burundi   $100 May 10, 2005  
Cambodia   $150 Oct 11, 2001  
Cameroon (Note 3) Far North Regions $100 Jun 7, 2017  
North Region $100 Jun 7, 2017  
Other $150 Sep 1, 2007  
Canada Northwest Territory $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Cape (Cabo) Verde   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Central African Republic   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Chad (Note 3)   $100 Aug 11, 2008  
Chagos Archipelago Diego Garcia $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001  
China Beijing $100 Dec 1, 2007  
Chengdu $150 Jan 1, 2007 Dec 31, 2017
Guangzhou $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Hong Kong $0 Jan 1, 2018  
  $50 Feb 1, 2004 Dec 31, 2017
Kunming $0 Jan 1, 2018  
Shanghai $50 Jan 1, 2018  
  $100 Apr 12, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Shenyang $150 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Other $150 Feb 1, 2004  
Colombia   $50 Dec 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
  Barranquilla $50 Oct 1, 2017  
  Other $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Congo, Republic of   $150 Apr 1, 2012  
Congo, Democratic Republic of (formerly Zaire)   $100 Jun 7, 2005  
Cook Islands Rarotonga $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $100 Jan 1, 2001  
Costa Rica San Jose $0 Dec 1, 2007  
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Cote D’Ivoire   $150 Jun 1, 2020  
Note 3 $100 Jun 1, 2003 May 31, 2020
Cuba Guantanamo Bay (Other) $100 Oct 4, 2006  
Guantanamo Bay, Joint Task Force $150 Oct 4, 2006  
Guantanamo Bay, Joint Task Force (Note 3 & 4) $100 Dec 26, 2006  
Havana $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Djibouti (Note 3)   $100 Aug 1, 2002  
Dominican Republic   $100 Jun 1, 2012  
East Timor (Timor-Leste)   $150 Jun 1, 2014  
Ecuador   $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Guayaquil $100 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Quito $50 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Other $50 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Egypt (Note 3)   $100 Apr 1, 2012  
El Salvador   $100 Jun 1, 2012  
Equatorial Guinea   $150 Sep 1, 2007  
Eritrea   $150 Jun 1, 2020  
Note 3 $100 Aug 1, 2002 May 31, 2020
Estonia   $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Ethiopia (Note 3)   $100 Jan 18, 2002  
Fiji   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Apr 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Gabon   $150 Oct 1, 2017  
Libreville $100 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Other $150 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Gambia   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Georgia   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Nov 1, 2007 Dec 31, 2017
Ghana   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Greece Athens $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Elefsis $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Ellinikon $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Kavala Relay Station $100 Dec 1, 2004 Dec 31, 2007
Mt. Parnis $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Mt. Pateras $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Nea Makri $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Piraeus $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Tanagra $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Other (Note 5) $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Greenland   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Grenada   $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Guatemala Guatemala City $100 Apr 1, 2012  
Other $150 Apr 1, 2012  
Guinea   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Guinea Bissau   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Guyana   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
*Haiti (Note 3)   $150 Jun 1, 2014 Jan 7, 2020
  $100 Jan 8, 2020  
Honduras   $150 Oct 1, 2017  
  $100 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Hungary Budapest $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Iceland   $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Keflavik-Grindavik $0 Dec 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Reykjavik $50 Sep 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Other $50 Apr 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
India   $150 Feb 1, 2004  
Indonesia (Note 3) (Provinces):   $100 Nov 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Central Java $150 Jun 1, 2020  
  $100 Oct 1, 2017 May 31, 2020
East Kalimantan $150 Jun 1, 2020  
  $100 Oct 1, 2017 May 31, 2020
Central Sulawesi $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Papua $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Region of Aceh $150 Jun 1, 2020  
  $100 Oct 1, 2017 May 31, 2020
Indonesia (City) Jakarta $150 Jun 1, 2020  
  $100 Oct 1, 2017 May 31, 2020
Indonesia Other $150 Oct 1, 2017  
Iraq (includes the Al Basra Oil Terminal) (Note 3)   $100 Aug 23, 2010  
Israel   $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Jamaica Kingston $150 Oct 1, 2017  
  $100 Sep 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Other $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Jordan (Note 3)   $100 Jun 28, 2016  
  $50 Jan 18, 2002 Jun 27, 2016
Kazakhstan   $150 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Almaty $100 Jan 1, 2018  
Other $150 Jan 1, 2018  
Kenya (Note 3)   $100 May 23, 2002  
Kiribati, Republic of Kiritimati (Christmas Island) $50 Feb 8, 2011  
Other $0 Feb 8, 2011  
Korea, Democratic Republic of (North Korea)   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Korea, Republic of (South Korea) Area 1
(Note 6)
$150 Jan 1, 2001  
Camp Yongin $100 Feb 1, 2003  
Gwang Ju AB $100 Oct 1, 2004  
Pohang $100 Nov 1, 2003  
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Kosovo (Note 3)   $100 Sep 1, 2007  
Kuwait   $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Kyrgyzstan   $150 Jun 1, 2014  
Laos   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Latvia   $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Lebanon (Note 3)   $100 Dec 1, 2004  
Lesotho   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Dec 1, 2004 Dec 31, 2017
Liberia   $100 Jun 1, 2014  
Libya (Note 3)   $100 Apr 26, 2011  
Lithuania   $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Macedonia   $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Madagascar   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Malawi   $150 Dec 1, 2004  
Malaysia   $50 Oct 14, 2001  
Mali (Note 3)   $100 Jun 7, 2017  
  $150 Oct 1, 2013 Jun 6, 2017
Malta   $50 Sep 1, 2007  
Marshall Islands Majuro $150 Apr 1, 2012  
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Mauritania   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Mauritius   $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Mexico Ciudad Juarez $150 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Apr 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Guadalajara $100 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Apr 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Hermosillo $100 Apr 1, 2012  
Matamoros $150 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Apr 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Mazatlan $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Merida $100 Apr 1, 2012  
Metapa $100 Sep 1, 2007  
Mexico City D.F. $100 Feb 1, 2004  
Monterrey $100 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Sep 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Nogales $100 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Sep 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Nuevo Laredo $150 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Feb 1, 2004 Sep 30, 2017
Reynosa $100 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Apr 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Tapachula $100 Jan 1, 2001  
Tijuana $100 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Sep 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Tuxia Gutierrez $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Other $0 Jan 1, 2001  
Micronesia, Federated States of   $150 Dec 1, 2004  
Moldova   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Mongolia   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Montenegro Podgorica $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Jun 1, 2014 Dec 31, 2017
Other $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Morocco Casablanca $50 Apr 1, 2012  
Rabat $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Sale $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Other $0 Apr 1, 2012  
Mozambique   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Namibia   $50 Sep 1, 2007  
Nicaragua   $150 Oct 1, 2017  
Managua $100 Dec 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Other $150 Feb 1, 2004 Sep 30, 2017
Niger (Note 3)   $100 Jun 7, 2017  
  $150 Jan 1, 2001 Jun 6, 2017
Nigeria   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Oman Muscat $50 Oct 1, 2017  
  $0 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Salalah $100 Apr 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Other $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Apr 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Pakistan (Note 3)   $100 Nov 1, 2001  
Palau   $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Panama   $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Panama City $0 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Other $50 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Papua New Guinea   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Paraguay   $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Peru   $100 Jun 1, 2012  
Philippines   $100 Jan 1, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Davao City $0 Jan 1, 2018  
Other $100 Jan 1, 2018  
Qatar Al Udeid AB $50 Apr 1, 2002  
Camp Snoopy $50 Apr 1, 2002 Sep 30, 2017
Camp As Syliyah $50 Apr 1, 2002  
Doha $50 Oct 1, 2017  
Other $100 Oct 1, 2017  
  $50 Apr 1, 2002 Sep 30, 2017
Romania   $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Russia   $150 Oct 1, 2017  
Moscow $100 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
St. Petersburg $100 Jun 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2017
Other $150 Oct 14, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Rwanda   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Jun 1, 2014 Dec 31, 2017
Samoa   $150 Apr 1, 2012  
Sao Tome and Principe   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Saudi Arabia (Note 3)   $100 Sep 14, 2019  
  $150 June 1, 2014 Sep 13, 2019
Senegal   $150 Apr 1, 2012  
Serbia Belgrade $50 Jan 1, 2018  
Other $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Jun 1, 2014 Dec 31, 2017
Sierra Leone   $150 Nov 1, 2007  
Slovakia   $50 Dec 1, 2004 Dec 31, 2017
Solomon Islands   $100 Jan 1, 2001  
Somalia (Note 3)   $100 Apr 1, 2012  
South Africa   $50 Sep 1, 2007  
South Sudan (Note 3)   $100 Apr 1, 2012  
Sri Lanka   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Oct 14, 2001 Dec 31, 2017
Sudan (Note 3)   $100 Apr 1, 2012  
Suriname   $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Feb 1, 2004 Dec 31, 2017
Swaziland   $100 Apr 1, 2012  
Syria (Note 3)   $100 July 31, 2003  
Taiwan Kaohsiung $50 Jun 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Taipei $0 Jan 1, 2018  
  $50 Dec, 1, 2007 Dec 31, 2017
Other $50 Jan 1, 2018  
  $100 Jun 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2017
Tajikistan   $150 Jun 1, 2014  
Tanzania   $150 Feb 1, 2004  
Thailand Bangkok $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Chiang Mai $50 Jan 1, 2001  
Songkhla $150 Sep 1, 2007 Dec 31, 2017
Other $100 Jan 1, 2018  
  $150 Dec 1, 2014 Dec 31, 2017
Togo   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Trinidad and Tobago   $50 Jun 1, 2012  
Tunisia   $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Turkey (Note 3) Afyon $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Batman $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Corlu $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Diyarbakir $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Eskisehir $50 May 23, 2002  
Gaziantep $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Iskendrun $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Konya $100 Aug 5, 2003  
Kurecik (Kepez) $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Mardin $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Mersin $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Nusaybin $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Oguzeli $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Pirinclik $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Sabiha Gokcen $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Sanliurfa $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Tasucu $100 Oct 1, 2017  
Other $0 May 23, 2002  
Turkmenistan   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Uganda (Note 3)   $100 Jun 23, 2004  
Ukraine   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi $50 Oct 1, 2017  
  $0 Dec 1, 2007 Sep 30, 2017
Dubai $50 Oct 1, 2017  
  $0 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
Other $150 Oct 1, 2017  
  $100 Jan 1, 2001 Sep 30, 2017
United States of America Alaska      
Annette Island $150 Jul 11, 2002  
Areas above
66°33’  North latitude
$150 Jan 1, 2001  
Clear $150 Jul 28, 2008  
Cordova $150 Feb 23, 2006  
Eareckson AS $150 Jul 1, 2002  
Fort Greely $150 Oct 1, 2002  
Unalaska $150 Nov 1, 2001  
Other $0 Nov 1, 2001  
Uzbekistan   $150 Jun 1, 2004  
Vanuatu   $100 Sep 1, 2007  
Venezuela   $150 Nov 28, 2008  
Vietnam   $150 Jan 1, 2001  
*Wake Island   $50 Nov 22, 2017  
Western Sahara (Disputed Territory) Laayoune $150 Dec 1, 2001  
MINURSO UN Team Site locations $150 Dec 1, 2001  
Other $0 Dec 1, 2001  
Yemen (Note 3)   $100 Feb 1, 2004  
Zambia Lusaka $100 Jun 1, 2012  
Other $150 Jan 1, 2001  
Zimbabwe   $150 Sep 1, 2017  
Harare $150 Aug 1, 2003 Aug 31, 2017

 

NOTES:

1.  All members on qualifying duty at places within the listed country, state, or region are entitled to HDP-L.  Only land areas are designated for hardship duty, except that any installations located on an ice shelf inside the Antarctic or Arctic Circle Regions are also included in the designation for that area.

2.  The special pay is currently payable when ending date is not shown in “Through” column.

3.  The HDP-L monthly entitlement decreases to a maximum payment of $100 when Service members are authorized a concurrent payment of $225 for HFP or IDP.  See paragraph 170301.

4.  When required to perform duties within the detention facility.

5.  Includes Crete, Iraklion and Souda Bay.

6.  Includes:

      Alamo ASA (Det L);

      Bayonet Training Area;

      Bull’s Eye #1 & #2;

      Camp Bonifas;

      Camp Casey;

      Camp Castle;

      Camp Edwards;

      Camp Essayons;

      Camp Falling Water;

      Camp Garry Owen North;

      Camp Giant;

      Camp Greaves;

      Camp Hovey;

      Camp Howze;

      Camp Jackson;

      Camp Kwang Sa-Ri

      Camp Kyle;

      Camp Mobile;

      Camp Nimble;

      Camp Page;

      Camp Red Cloud;

      Camp Sears;

      Camp Stanley;

      Camp Stanton (H-112);

      Charlie Block;

      Concord;

      DMZ South Half;

      Freedom Bridge;

      Gimbols Gun Training Area;

      Hwaakson Evn ATC;

      Joint Security Area Swiss-Swede Camp;

      Kamaksan ASA (Det M), H220 Heliport,

      La Guardia;

      Liberty Bell;

      Papyonsan ATC;

      Shinbuk Relay (Hill 754);

      Warrior Base;

      Watkins Range;

      Yongpyong (Indian Head TC)

 

 

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