In-State Rates after August 1, 2019

Quarter

In-State RateAdditional Information
First Quarter (6 am - 12 noon)$7.00No reimbursement may be made if travel begins after 7:00 am.  If staying at a hotel that includes breakfast, per diem for breakfast will not be allowed unless further justification is provided.
Second Quarter (12 noon - 6 pm) $10.50

No reimbursement will be made for this quarter if travel begins after 1:00 pm or ends prior to 12:00 noon.

Third Quarter (6 pm - 12 midnight)$17.50No reimbursement will be made for this quarter if travel begins after 7:00 pm or ends prior to 6:00 pm.

Out-of-State

Within the Contiguous 48 States:

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Domestic Per Diem Rates

  • Click on the map to view rates by state
  • Use the M&IE column
  • If the city is not found, use the standard rate for the continental United States which is $55.00.
Quarter
Out-of-State Rate
Additional Information
First Quarter (6 am - 12 noon)20% of GSA daily rateNo reimbursement may be made if travel begins after 7:00 am.  If staying at a hotel that includes breakfast, per diem for breakfast will not be allowed unless further justification is provided.
Second Quarter (12 noon - 6 pm)     30% of GSA daily rateNo reimbursement will be made for this quarter if travel begins after 1:00 pm or ends prior to 12:00 noon.
Third Quarter (6 pm - 12 midnight)50% of GSA daily rateNo reimbursement will be made for this quarter if travel begins after 7:00 pm or ends prior to 6:00 pm.

The table below shows examples of how the meal allowance per diem is split between the first quarter (breakfast) at 20%, second quarter (lunch) at 30% and third quarter (dinner) at 50%.

Examples of Per Diem Split
LocationDaily
Total
First
Quarter
Second
Quarter
Third
Quarter
Out-of-State, within continental
U.S. (depending on city)
Standard Rate
$55.00$11.00$16.50$27.50
(depending on city)$54.00$10.80$16.20$27.00
(depending on city)$59.00$11.80$17.70$29.50
(depending on city)$64.00$12.80$19.20$32.00
(depending on city)$69.00$13.80$20.70$34.50
(depending on city)$74.00$14.80$22.20$37.00

Non-Contiguous United States and Overseas Non-Foreign Areas (includes Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam):

Per Diem Rates (Defense Travel Management Office - Department of Defense)

  • Use OUTSIDE CONUS, Non-Foreign Overseas and Foreign to calculate the rate
  • Enter the Country/State from the drop-down menu
  • Exclude military installations
  • Use the Local Meals Rate plus the Local Incidental Rate

International (all other including Canada):

Foreign Per Diem Rates by Location (United States Department of State)

  • Enter the country where traveling
  • Use the M&IE Rate with the applicable effective date
International Locations on Expense Reports:

International locations will not populate in PeopleSoft. The only locations available are the contiguous 48 states. All other locations will require the use of the international expense types. These expense types do not require anything to be entered into the location field. Instead, the location should be entered into the description field for that expense line.

To determine the per diem rate, use the link above, search for the country, search for the correct dates, and use the M&IE Rate listed for the city location.

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