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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First Time Users

Learn more about DTS and the tools required for use.

First Time Users


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DTS is Available
Updated: 28 Mar 2015

Defense Travel System is available.

EWTS is available.
Updated: 20 Mar 2015

EWTS is available.

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: Business Intelligence Reporting Tool Downtime
(updated April 2, 2015) The Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (formally, COGNOS) will be unavailable for 2 hours beginning 2300 EST on Friday, April 3, 2015.

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EWTS Status: 6-Hour Downtime on 4/17
(updated April 2, 2015) Due to maintenance, EWTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2300 EST on Friday, April 17, 2015.

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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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It's Coming - Chip and PIN Government Travel Charge Cards
DoD Government Travel Charge Cardholders will begin migrating to Chip and PIN cards mid-January 2015. To prepare, login to CitiManager and ensure your contact information is current and accurate.

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DTMO Website Downtime on 4/18
Please be advised that there is scheduled downtime for the DTMO website this weekend. On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Trip Tools, and the Travel Policy Compliance Tool will be unavailable starting at 2000 EST and 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 beginning at 2200 EST with the full site (including tools and applications) returning online at 0400 EST on Sunday, April 19, 2015. 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.
TSA PreCheck Opens for Academy Students
TSA has opened its expedited airport security screening program, PreCheck, to students at the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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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