Travel expense

Per-diem reimbursements for state employees for foreign travel - Announcement no. 1/2009

Per-diem reimbursements for state employees for foreign travel – Announcement no. 1/2009

The Travel Expense Committee has decided that the per-diem reimbursement of the travel cost of state employees travelling abroad on behalf of the state shall be as follows:

General per-diems

Group and destinations
SDR
Lodging
Other
Total
Group 1 - Moscow, New York City, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington DC
SDR
187
125
312
Group 2 - Dublin, Istanbul, Japan (except Tokyo), London, Luxembourg, Mexico City, Seoul
SDR
159
106
265
Group 3 - Amsterdam, Athens, USA (except New York City and Wash- ington DC), Barcelona, Brussels, Geneva, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Canada, Copenhagen, Madrid, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
SDR
141
94
235
Group 4 - Other destinations
SDR
125
83
208

Per-diems for training, studying or overseeing activities

Group and destinations
SDR
Lodging
Other
Total
Group 1 - Moscow, New York City, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington DC
SDR
120
80
200
Group 2 - Dublin, Istanbul, Japan (except Tokyo), London, Luxembourg, Mexico City, Seoul
SDR
102
67
169
Group 3 - Amsterdam, Athens, USA (except New York City and Wash- ington DC, Barcelona, Brussels, Geneva, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Canada, Copenhagen, Madrid, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
SDR
90
60
150
Group 4 - Other destinations
SDR
80
54
134

This decision applies as of and including March 1st 2009. Announcement no. 4/2008, dated May 30th 2008 is thereby cancelled.

Attention is also called to the Circular of the Committee, where the arrangement of per-diem reimbursement to state employees is further described. The Circular, along with the Announcement of the Travel Expense Committee on per-diem reimbursements is to be found on the website of the Ministry of Finance, www.ministryoffinance.is/travel_expense.

Reykjavík, February 27th 2009
The Travel Expense Committee