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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Accessing DTS

Learn more about DTS and the tools required for use.

Accessing DTS


Learn how to use DTS & find additional training resources.



DTS Status: 8-Hour Downtime on 9/22
(updated 9/13/17) Due to system maintenance, DTS will be unavailable for 8 hours beginning at 2300 ET on Friday, September 22, 2017.

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EWTS Status: 6-Hour Downtime on 9/15
(updated 9/13/17) Due to maintenance, EWTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2300 ET on Friday, September 15, 2017.

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Allowances for CONUS Evacuations
Live Chat For CTO Submit
The Travel Assistance Center has expanded its live chat capability to support travel documents "Stuck at CTO Submit."

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Users Should Delete Internet Files and Cookies After a Software Release
After a DTS software release or patch is implemented, some anomalies may arise within documents while attempting to adjust them. To resolve these issues, the TAC recommends deleting your browser's temporary internet files and cookies after each software release or patch. For instructions go to: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Docs/Instructions_Deleting_Temporary_Files_and_Cookies.pdf
Updating Existing Authorizations with New GTCC Information
If you receive a new GTCC, please ensure that you update your DTS profile with the new card number and/or expiration date. If you already have an existing, signed authorization, click here for step-by-step instructions.

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Instructions for Using DTS on Mac Computers
FY Crossover and Affected Partner Systems
DTS/EWTS Maintenance Schedule
System Status
DTS Status

DTS is Available

Updated: 23 Sep 2017

EWTS Status

EWTS is Available - Click for more Information

Updated: 16 Sep 2017

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