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We establish the per diem reimbursement rates that federal agencies use to reimburse their employees for subsistence expenses incurred while on official travel within the continental United States. CONUS includes the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia. Submit questions regarding travel policy governing federal employees, including CONUS per diem rates, through Have a Question?.
The U.S. Department of Defense establishes rates for travel in non-foreign areas outside of CONUS, which includes Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. territories and possessions.
The U.S. Department of State establishes rates for travel in foreign areas.
For tax-related information such as travel expense deductions, please visit the Internal Revenue Service website.