Contractor Travel Reimbursements

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Depending upon SSA's contract or agreement with a vendor, reimbursement of travel expenses may be at rates no greater than those rates allowed by the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), at the time the travel occurs.  It is important the vendor is aware of the expenses allowed for reimbursement under the FTR and invoice accordingly.  Unless otherwise stated in the contract, the vendor must submit receipts for travel expenses with their invoice for payment.

To access the FTR web site, go to  Mileage and Per Diem rates are available on the General Services Administration website ( and directly below.

Per Diem Rates:

Mileage Rates:

For additional travel policy guidance, please review our Travel Policy for Government Contractors brochure. Contact your SSA Contracting Officer with any specific travel reimbursement policy questions.