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This page provides travel and relocation information and forms for Associates to review or complete before and during their tenure at their laboratory.

Travel Guide
Associates should review the contents of the Travel Guide upon receiving an award. All domestic and foreign travel must be approved with a Travel Authorization Form and travel funds can be reimbursed with a Travel Expense Report. Inquiries should be directed to

Please note that this information does not pertain to NIST NRC Research Associates who should refer to the NIST administrative contact or NIST-IAAO for more information.

Travel Guide

Travel Authorization (TA)

Travel Authorization Instructions 

Travel Expense Information (TER)
All Associates must use the Electronic TER system.

Electronic TER and Instructions


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