Welcome to the Defense Travel System

Welcome to DTS

The Defense Travel System (DTS) is a fully integrated, automated, end-to-end travel management system that enables DoD travelers to create authorizations (TDY travel orders), prepare reservations, receive approvals, generate travel vouchers, and receive a split reimbursement between their bank accounts and the Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) vendor. DTS operates at over 9,500 total sites worldwide.

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Begin using the Defense Travel System.

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First Time Users

Learn more about DTS and the tools required for use.

First Time Users


Learn how to use DTS & find additional training resources.



DTS is degraded
Updated: 30 Jul 2015

The Defense Travel System (DTS) is degraded.

EWTS is available
Updated: 18 Jul 2015

EWTS training environment is available for all users.

JAVA Installation Instructions
Updated: 11 Aug 2013

You have reached this page due to an issue with your JAVA installation. DTS uses a JAVA applet called the “Universal Web Signer (UWS)” for logging in to the system as well as signing documents. In order to install and run this applet, it is important that your JAVA installation is up-to-date and that applets are allowed to run on your computer.

Web Accessibility
Updated: 9 Jul 2013

DTS is committed to providing electronic and information technology that is as accessible as possible to all people, including those with disabilities.

DTS is Available
Updated: 11 Jun 2013

All functionality available as of 6:37pm PST.

DTS Access
Updated: 11 May 2013

Want to use DTS but not sure how?

Cookie Example
Updated: 11 May 2013

Example Information Collected for Statistical Purposes

Privacy and Security Notice
Updated: 11 May 2013
DTS Status: 8-Hour Downtime on 7/31
(updated July 28, 2015) Due to scheduled maintenance, DTS will be unavailable for 8 hours starting at 2300 EST on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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EWTS Status: No Downtime Scheduled
(updated July 21, 2015) There is no downtime currently scheduled.

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New Pre-Audit Flag for Lodging in DTS
As part of the requirement to use DTS for all travel functions, a pre-audit flag "Lodging Not Used" is being applied to all documents without lodging reservations regardless of TDY location and travel dates.

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Flat Rate Per Diem Calculation Change
In an effort to simplify the flat rate per diem calculation process, per diem rates will no longer be rounded up to the next whole dollar. This change applies to long term flat rate per diem paid on or after April 1, 2015.

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DTMO Website Downtime on 7/31
Please be advised that there is scheduled downtime for the DTMO website this weekend.  On Friday, July 31, 2015, the full DTMO website, including Passport, Travel Explorer (TraX), Constructed Travel Worksheet, EWTS entrance page, Trip Tools, and the Travel Policy Compliance Tool, will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2200 EST.  During this time, users will be unable to submit online help desk tickets to the Travel Assistance Center. Users can still reach the Travel Assistance Center by calling 1-888-Help1-Go.
JAVA Issues with DTS Logins
Directed to the DBsign Installation Page when Java is Installed
Internet Explorer 11 incorporated software changes that are interfering with logging in to DTS. For the workaround, go to: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Docs/Internet_Explorer_11_Issue.pdf

FY Crossover and Affected Partner Systems
DTS/EWTS Maintenance Schedule