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Part 5, Chapter 8:  Manual Exhibit L

Foreign Travel Requirements


All foreign travel requests MUST include a:

1. Notification letter for signature by the Director of Headquarters Operations with concurrence by the Area Director (see Exhibit M) (REQUIRED)

2. Completed travel order authorizing travel with all applicable information.  Contact DAS/Headquarters for current per diem rates (REQUIRED)

3. Copy of training nomination (WHEN APPLICABLE)

4. Copy of the agenda for the meeting (REQUIRED)

5. Copy of the letter of invitation or announcement of meeting/seminar, etc (REQUIRED)

6. Request for Approval of Outside Activity (HHS-520).  IHS Circular 90-1 outlines the instructions for issuance.  Approval is as follows:

Area Staff - Approved by the Area Director

Headquarters - Approved by Personnel, Headquarters (WHEN APPLICABLE)

Request and approval for acceptance of Payment of Travel Expenses in Cash or In Kind (HHS-348) (WHEN APPLICABLE)

7. Request and approval for acceptance of Payment of Travel Expenses in Cash or In Kind (HHS-348) (WHEN APPLICABLE)


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