DD Form 1617 Department of Defense (DoD) Transportation Agreement Transfer of Civilian Employees Outside Conus (OCONUS)

DD Form 1617 - also known as the "Department Of Defense (dod) Transportation Agreement Transfer Of Civilian Employees Outside Conus (oconus)" - is a Military form issued and used by the United States Department of Defense.

The form - often incorrectly referred to as the DA form 1617 - was last revised on November 1, 1999. Download an up-to-date fillable DD Form 1617 down below in PDF-format or find it on the Department of Defense documentation website.

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT
TRANSFER OF CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE CONUS (OCONUS)
(Outside the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia)
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
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(5 U.S.C. s552a)
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AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. s5701, s5722, s5723, s5724, and E.O. 9397 (SSN).
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE(S): Used to establish Government time in service requirements in order for the employee (including
appointees and student trainees) to be eligible for travel and transportation expenses when transferred to positions outside
the Continental United States (OCONUS).
ROUTINE USE(S): In addition to being used by officials and employees of the applicant's Service in determining eligibility for
travel and transportation expenses, the information contained herein may be provided to law enforcement personnel
investigating those suspected of fraudulently obtaining allowances.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary; however, completion of this form is necessary before transfer can be authorized and expenses
paid. The personal information requested is necessary to properly identify the employee.
A. EMPLOYEE NAME
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
B. TYPE OF AGREEMENT
INITIAL
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) ONLY
RENEWAL
RENEWAL IN CONJUNCTION WITH PCS
C. EMPLOYEE SSN
E. REPORT DATE TO NEW OR FIRST PERMANENT
D. NEW APPOINTEE OR STUDENT TRAINEE
DUTY STATION (PDS)
(YYYYMMDD)
YES
NO
F. LAST PDS LOCATION
G. ACTUAL RESIDENCE AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT
(To be determined
at time of initial agreement)
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1. 5 U.S.C. s5722 and s5723, provide, under certain conditions, for travel and transportation expenses of the employee
(including new appointees or student trainees eligible for first PDS travel), appropriate allowances for the employee's
immediate family, movement and storage of household goods (HHG) and personal effects, and certain other allowances
incident to an appointment or transfer to an OCONUS location, except movement and storage of HHG is not allowed for
round-trip renewal agreement travel. Under the law, the allowances shall not be authorized unless the employee agrees in
writing to remain in the Government service for a prescribed period of time. Accordingly, to establish eligibility for the
authorized allowances, the following agreement must be executed.
2. I understand and agree that:
a. When I complete _______ months, the prescribed tour of duty, I will be eligible for return travel and transportation
allowances at Government expense for myself, my dependents, or my household effects, to my actual residence at time of
appointment stated above for purpose of separation from the service, unless separated early for reasons beyond my control
that are acceptable to the agency concerned.
b. I will remain in Government service for at least 12 months beginning with the effective date of my transfer or
appointment to my new OCONUS PDS, unless separated for reasons beyond my control that are acceptable to the agency
concerned. If I fail to remain in service the required minimum period of time, or if I am removed for cause before expiration
of the required minimum period of service, I am obligated and will, upon demand, repay to the Government a sum of money
equivalent to what the Government paid for travel and transportation and related allowances associated with the transfer of
myself and my dependents, e.g., HHG storage and shipment, CONUS temporary quarters subsistence expenses, (but not
OCONUS temporary quarters subsistence allowance), real estate and/or relocation expenses, miscellaneous expenses, and
any other related allowances incident to my transfer, from beginning point of travel to the PDS. The employing Agency may
withhold any final pay due to me to apply against or liquidate any indebtedness arising from a violation of this agreement.
3. I understand that the period of service specified above is for the sole purpose of establishing my eligibility for travel and
transportation allowances, and other related allowances which may be authorized.
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H. EMPLOYEE SIGNATURE
I. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
DD FORM 1617, NOV 1999
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT
TRANSFER OF CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE CONUS (OCONUS)
(Outside the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia)
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
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(5 U.S.C. s552a)
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AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. s5701, s5722, s5723, s5724, and E.O. 9397 (SSN).
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE(S): Used to establish Government time in service requirements in order for the employee (including
appointees and student trainees) to be eligible for travel and transportation expenses when transferred to positions outside
the Continental United States (OCONUS).
ROUTINE USE(S): In addition to being used by officials and employees of the applicant's Service in determining eligibility for
travel and transportation expenses, the information contained herein may be provided to law enforcement personnel
investigating those suspected of fraudulently obtaining allowances.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary; however, completion of this form is necessary before transfer can be authorized and expenses
paid. The personal information requested is necessary to properly identify the employee.
A. EMPLOYEE NAME
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
B. TYPE OF AGREEMENT
INITIAL
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) ONLY
RENEWAL
RENEWAL IN CONJUNCTION WITH PCS
C. EMPLOYEE SSN
E. REPORT DATE TO NEW OR FIRST PERMANENT
D. NEW APPOINTEE OR STUDENT TRAINEE
DUTY STATION (PDS)
(YYYYMMDD)
YES
NO
F. LAST PDS LOCATION
G. ACTUAL RESIDENCE AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT
(To be determined
at time of initial agreement)
s
s
1. 5 U.S.C. s5722 and s5723, provide, under certain conditions, for travel and transportation expenses of the employee
(including new appointees or student trainees eligible for first PDS travel), appropriate allowances for the employee's
immediate family, movement and storage of household goods (HHG) and personal effects, and certain other allowances
incident to an appointment or transfer to an OCONUS location, except movement and storage of HHG is not allowed for
round-trip renewal agreement travel. Under the law, the allowances shall not be authorized unless the employee agrees in
writing to remain in the Government service for a prescribed period of time. Accordingly, to establish eligibility for the
authorized allowances, the following agreement must be executed.
2. I understand and agree that:
a. When I complete _______ months, the prescribed tour of duty, I will be eligible for return travel and transportation
allowances at Government expense for myself, my dependents, or my household effects, to my actual residence at time of
appointment stated above for purpose of separation from the service, unless separated early for reasons beyond my control
that are acceptable to the agency concerned.
b. I will remain in Government service for at least 12 months beginning with the effective date of my transfer or
appointment to my new OCONUS PDS, unless separated for reasons beyond my control that are acceptable to the agency
concerned. If I fail to remain in service the required minimum period of time, or if I am removed for cause before expiration
of the required minimum period of service, I am obligated and will, upon demand, repay to the Government a sum of money
equivalent to what the Government paid for travel and transportation and related allowances associated with the transfer of
myself and my dependents, e.g., HHG storage and shipment, CONUS temporary quarters subsistence expenses, (but not
OCONUS temporary quarters subsistence allowance), real estate and/or relocation expenses, miscellaneous expenses, and
any other related allowances incident to my transfer, from beginning point of travel to the PDS. The employing Agency may
withhold any final pay due to me to apply against or liquidate any indebtedness arising from a violation of this agreement.
3. I understand that the period of service specified above is for the sole purpose of establishing my eligibility for travel and
transportation allowances, and other related allowances which may be authorized.
(Continued on Back)
H. EMPLOYEE SIGNATURE
I. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
DD FORM 1617, NOV 1999
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
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4. I understand and agree that the address shown above is my actual residence at time of appointment and that it will be
used for the purpose of determining transportation entitlement and that this address is not subject to later change for
personal reasons.
5. I understand that I may be required to use commercial or Government aircraft for necessary travel to or from my
OCONUS PDS unless a medical reason precludes the use of aircraft.
6. I also understand it is neither cost effective nor efficient for DoD to provide more than one PCS move at Government
expense during any 12-month period. Accordingly, except as provided in JTR, par. C4100, I am not entitled to any further
PCS transfers within DoD, at Government expense, for a period of 12 months from the date of this transfer. This policy
does not preclude my acceptance of another position for which PCS expenses may not be allowed.
NOTE: Employee should retain a copy of signed transportation agreement for their personal files.
J. OTHER REMARKS
(To be completed by personnel office or employing agency officials only.)
DD FORM 1617 (BACK), NOV 1999
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