ADS Chapter 522

Speeches Shim

Performance of Temporary Duty Travel in the U.S. and Abroad

Functional Series 500 – Management Services

Partial Revision Date: 11/03/2020
Responsible Office: M/MS/TTD
File Name: 522_110320


This chapter provides the Agency policy directives and required procedures governing domestic and international temporary duty (TDY) travel for all USAID staff (direct-hires, Personal Services Contracts with Individuals (PSCs)), consultants, invitational travelers, and personnel from other government agencies on detail to USAID. Temporary Duty travel is any official travel at least 50 miles from an employee’s residence or duty station, or PSC place of performance, for a period exceeding 12 hours.