The office compiles statistics of living costs abroad, quarters allowances,
hardship differentials, and danger pay allowances and computes the
established allowances to compensate U.S. Government civilian employees
for costs and hardships related to assignments abroad. The office is
also responsible for establishing maximum per diem rates for foreign
If you're submitting a survey, eAllowances is the system of record. If you don't have access to eAllowances, please contact an eAllowances Post Administrator to gain access to the system. Please use the State Department's OpenNet to submit a survey via the eAllowances system.