Online help - Use SmartVoucher to complete your DD Form 1351-2
Use SmartVoucher, www.dfas.mil/militarymembers/travelpay/smartvoucher.html, to make lling in your DD Form 1351-2 easier.
Sending in vouchers that are legible, correct and include all the necessary information and documents is the rst step
in getting your travel claim paid promptly.
After you’ve sent your voucher, check the status! www.dfas.mil/militarymembers/travelpay/checkvoucherstatus.html
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Documents to include when claiming entitlements:
DD Form 1351-2 Travel Voucher CHECKLIST
Expiration Term of Service (ETS) for Separating or Retiring Service Members
Block 1 You must mark Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).
Make sure your bank account information is updated in myPay.
Do not close this bank account until your do-it-yourself
(DITY), travel payment is received.
Note: Updating your direct deposit information for your
regular pay does not automatically update your travel direct
deposit, make sure you also update your “travel EFT” bank
Blocks 2 - 4 Make sure your personal information is correct
Select “Other” for type of payment with your ETS/
Retirement travel claim.
Block 6 and 7 Make sure your mailing address, email
address and phone number are correct and legible. Voucher
status email notifications are sent to this email address.
Block 8 Your travel order number must match the number
on your orders. Attach copies of travel orders to your voucher
including any amendments. The final page containing the
“OFFICIAL” seal is required.
Note: If applicable, front and back page of the the orders are
Block 9 List the amount of any advance and/or partial
payments you received. Write “NONE” if you didn’t receive
an advance. Do not indicate ATM cash withdrawals here.
Block 12 Must be completed, select if dependent(s) traveled
with you, accompanied or unaccompanied. Please do not check
both boxes. Be sure to complete blocks 12 a, b, c and check
“Dependent(s)” in block 5 to claim dependent travel.
Block 13 If dependent travel is claimed, show their address
at the time orders were received.
Block 14 Have your household goods been shipped? Select
“yes” or “no”.
Block 15 Itinerary must be legible and in chronological
order with travel dates, locations, modes of travel, and reason
for stops. Look at second page of DD Form 1351-2 for
correct mode/stop codes.
Fill in the exact date you departed and arrived at
each location. Place the year at the top of 15a under the word
DATE. Fill in the month/date (MM/DD) in the column below.
Block 15b Write the locations, one entry per box, indicating
the Fort, State or City, State.
Note: Filling in “home” does not work. Write the “city/state”.
Block 15c and d Use the codes on the second page of the
1351-2 to fill in your “means/mode of travel” and “reason for
stop”. Your last entry in column “d” will be “MC” for mission
Block 15f If POC miles are being claimed, you must select
block 16 “Own/Operate”.
Block 16 Select the appropriate block, “own/operate” or
“passenger”. Enter the number of vehicles driven in the space
to the right of the word.
Block 18 Claim all reimbursable expenses of $75 or more
and you must have a paid receipt. This includes itemized
lodging. If you are missing a receipt, fill out a Statement in
Lieu of a Receipt form.
Block 20a, b You must sign and date the form. Your
voucher will not be processed if your signature/date are
missing. Make sure the date is after the mission complete date
in block 15a.
Block 20c-f A reviewer’s signature is not required for your
ETS (separating or retiring) travel claim.
DD Form 1351-2 (v. May 2011) - Use an ink pen, typewriter, or computer/printer to complete your form.
Oct 2016, Travel Operations Rome
ORDERS: Make sure you have a complete set of orders and all amendments attached to your travel claim. Send in both the front
and back pages of your orders. Include the nal page of your orders, it may contain just the ofcial seal.
Only one set of the DD Form 1351-2, your orders and receipts are required. You are encouraged to attach this checklist also.
Note: It is your responsibility to keep a copy of your voucher, orders and receipts that make up your travel claim package.
A valid receipt must show the following:
1) company name
2) date item/service was provided
3) cost of item/service
4) taxes (shown as a separate item on receipt)
5) proof of payment (marked “paid” or “amount due $0.00)
SF 1199A: UPDATED EFT INFORMATION IS NEEDED FOR RET/ETS SUBMISSIONS (SECTION 1 and 3 only)