Fiscal Affairs & Business Services


Foreign Travel Reimbursement

All travel policies apply when undertaking foreign travel.

Indication must be made on the Travel Reimbursement form of the exchange rate(s) used to convert foreign receipts to U.S. currency. If the original documentation of exchange rate(s) is not available for submission with the travel reimbursement form, the exchange rate applicable on the last day of travel in each different country will be used. This information, along with a currency converter, is available on the following web site:

Each receipt must be labeled and the U.S. dollar equivalency written on each.

Persons in travel status in "Foreign" areas as defined in the "Travel Definitions" section may be reimbursed for the reasonable expenses associated with their travel. Such expenses include, but are not limited to, the cost of:

  • Visa

  • Inoculations

  • Currency exchange

  • Airport taxes

  • Departure taxes

  • Prepaid calling cards

  • Excess baggage