Domestic per diem rates are set by the GSA for each fiscal year, effective from each October 1. Foreign per diem rates are changed monthly by the U.S. State Department. Please check for the correct per diem rates before you travel.
For stays of more than 30 days in one location, the per diem rates are 55% of the published rate. The rate begins with the the first day of travel.
Domestic per diem information
- The Standard Per Diem rate (lodging $89; Meals and Incidental $51 per FY16) applies if the destination city or county is not on the federal per diem website.
- Lodging must be inside the boundary of the specified geographical area - nearby does not count. Use the following links to look up by county: