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This page is intended to help guide travelers through the requirements for official travel processed through DTS. Additional considerations and requirements may apply in special circumstances. 

 

HAVE YOU COMPLETED THE PROGRAMS & POLICIES - TDY TRAVEL POLICIES 101 COURSE IN THE LAST THREE YEARS?


YES





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NO

  1. Log in to Travel Explorer (Trax) at https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Passport.  If you do not have an account, click the Register for a New Account button.

  2. From the Trax homepage, click the Training icon on the top menu bar.

  3. Click the Available/Recommended Training tab to view the list of available training courses. Be sure that View All is selected and not Only View Recommended.

  4. Click the Launch button to begin the Programs & Policies - TDY Travel Policies 101 training. You must pass the course by answering at least 7 of 10 questions correctly.

  5. Once complete, send your certificate of completion to TRAVEL@NPS.EDU. To access your training certificate, click on the Completed tab to view the list of completed  training certificates.*

*If your training certificate is not appearing, please follow the guidance provided by DTMO at this address: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/rssDetail.cfm?id=297 

 

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DO YOU HAVE A GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CHARGE CARD?


YES


Email APC

GOVCCAPC@NPS.EDU

 

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NO


Email APC

GOVCCAPC@NPS.EDU

 

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DO YOU HAVE A DTS ACCOUNT?


YES

 




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NO


Follow this guidance from DTMO to Self-Register in DTS - https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Docs/DTS_Guide_1_Overview.pdf

OR

Contact the NPS DTS Help Desk by phone at 844-615-7295 or by email at DTSHELPDESK@NPS.EDU for assistance with building your DTS profile.


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HAS YOUR DTS ACCOUNT BEEN GAINED BY NPS?

 

YES



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NO


 

Please Contact the NPS DTS Help Desk by phone at 844-615-7295 or by email at DTSHELPDESK@NPS.EDU for assistance.

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If you are attached to your previous command, please contact them immediately and ask that you be released.

 

 



HAVE YOU CREATED YOUR DTS AUTHORIZATION?


YES

 




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NO


Create and submit your DTS authorization. For assistance with submitting your own DTS, instructions are available at the following address: https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Docs/DTS_Guide_2_Authorization.pdf 


FOR STUDENTS - Please complete a Travel Request Worksheet and submit to the NPS Travel Office.

Travel Request Worksheet

If you wish to submit your own DTS authorization, you must still complete the Travel Request Worksheet and upload it as a Substantiating Document. You must leave a comment in your authorization indicating what Job Order Number (JON) / Line of Accounting (LOA) is to be used.

 

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ARE YOU ATTENDING A CONFERENCE NOT HOSTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE?

 

YES


Please go to the Non-DoD Conference page and fulfill all requirements, then proceed to the next section.

Non-DoD Conferences

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NO

 

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ARE YOU TRAVELING TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY?

 

YES


Submit a Country Clearance Request with the NPS Travel Office - Country Clearance
Contact the Security Manager's Office - Security Manager
If you need a no-fee (official) passport - Official Passport
If you need a visa - Visa Applications

 

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NO

 



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ARE YOU TRAVELING ON A GIFT OF TRAVEL?

 

YES


Follow the NPS Gift of Travel Procedures:

Gift of Travel



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NO

 



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SUBMIT YOUR VOUCHER WITHIN 5 WORKING DAYS OF RETURNING FROM TRAVEL

 

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