Advance of Pay: Up to three months' salary (minus certain deductions as
designated by the agency) may be advanced when an employee is assigned to a
foreign post. An advance of pay may also be authorized for medical emergencies.
Repayment varies by agency; the State Department maximum is 18 pay periods; the
DOD maximum is 26 pay periods. SeeDSSR850 and4 FAH-3 H-536for further information.