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.

Login to the Defense Travel System

Begin using the Defense Travel System.

Login to DTS

Accessing DTS

Learn more about DTS and the tools required for use.

Accessing DTS


Learn how to use DTS & find additional training resources.



DTS is Available
Updated: 27 Jul 2017

DTS is available to support travel requirements for all users.

EWTS is Available - Click for More Information
Updated: 26 Jul 2017

*EWTS will be down for maintenance on 05 August 2017 @0930-2130.

DTS Access
Updated: 4 Apr 2017

Want to use DTS but not sure how?

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.

Cookie Example
Updated: 11 May 2013

Example Information Collected for Statistical Purposes

Privacy and Security Notice
Updated: 11 May 2013
DTS Status: 6-Hour Downtime on 7/28
(updated 7/17/17) Due to system maintenance, DTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2300 ET on Friday, July 28, 2017.

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EWTS Status: 6-Hour Downtime on 7/21
(updated 7/17/17) Due to system maintenance, EWTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2300 ET on Friday, July 21, 2017.

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Live chat for DTS and Passport Logins Now Available
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.

EWTS Status

EWTS is available.

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