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 available.
Updated: 20 Dec 2014

DTS is available to support travel requirements for all users.

EWTS is available.
Updated: 13 Dec 2014

The Enterprise Web Training System (EWTS) is available to support training requirements 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.

Cookie Example
Updated: 11 May 2013

Example Information Collected for Statistical Purposes

First Time Users
Updated: 11 May 2013

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Privacy and Security Notice
Updated: 11 May 2013
DTS Status: 6-Hour Downtime on 12/19
(Updated December 12, 2014)   Due to a software maintenance release,  DTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2300 EST on December 19, 2014.

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EWTS Status: 6-hour Downtime on 12/12
(Updated December 12, 2014) Due to maintenance, EWTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2300 on December 12, 2014.

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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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Summer 2014 Defense Travel Dispatch Now Available
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