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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

 

$150

Jun 1, 2014

 

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

 

$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

 

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)