Department of Defense Education Activity

Updated Travel Request Guidance

Updated Department of Defense Education Activity Travel Request Guidance (15 Jan 2021)

airplane sunsetThe Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) has updated established policies and procedures for the processing of government-funded travel requests to meet Department of Defense (DoD) requirements.  The update provides pre- and post-travel guidance for purposes of Force Health Protection (FHP) of DoDEA civilian employees, family members, and contractor personnel.

The guidance applies to all government-funded travel waiver requests for DoDEA civilian employees and family members, and contractor personnel. Applicable travel types include Temporary Duty (TDY), Educational Travel (EdT), Permanent Change of Station (PCS), Employee/Dependent Medical Travel (in arrears, if applicable), and Emergency Visitation Travel (EVT) (in arrears, if applicable).

Travel waivers are not required or Renewal Agreement Travel (RAT), Separation/Retirement travel, and travel by civilian employees complying with overseas tour rotation agreement requirements, but all government funded travelers must comply with the Travel Health Risk Assessment, Restriction of Movement (ROM), and COVID-19 testing requirements.

DoDEA Travel Request Guidance (Jan 2021)

Mission Essential Travel Request Action Memo