Per Diem Information

Per diem meals being claimed are eligible based on the time of day a traveler departs and returns. Please refer to this time table to see what meals qualify for per diem reimbursement.

Please also keep in mind per diem is only eligible for travelers with overnight stays. Travel for a single day is not eligible to receive full per diem. Please refer to section 5c. (p. 24).pdf of the Travel Policy for guidelines when claiming meal reimbursements for travel with no overnight stay.

Reimbursable Meal

Day of Departure (Departing Before)

Day of Return (Arriving After)


7:00 A.M. 9:00 A.M.


11:00 A.M. 2:00 P.M.


5:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M.

U.S. Per Diem Rates

U.S. Per Diem Breakdown

Non-Foreign Overseas Rates

Foreign Per-Diem Rates

Breakdown of Foreign Per-Diem Rates