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New Jersey Per Diem Rates for 2019

There are eleven areas in New Jersey for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within New Jersey that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2018. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the New Jersey destination names below.

General New Jersey Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Atlantic City / Ocean City / Cape May Atlantic / Cape May County $66.00 $94.00
Cherry Hill / Moorestown Camden / Burlington County $61.00 $99.00
Eatontown / Freehold Monmouth County $61.00 $109.00
Edison / Piscataway Middlesex County $61.00 $108.00
Flemington Hunterdon County $66.00 $123.00
Newark Essex / Bergen / Hudson / Passaic County $61.00 $141.00
Parsippany Morris County $61.00 $152.00
Princeton / Trenton Mercer County $61.00 $128.00
Somerset Somerset County $66.00 $149.00
Springfield / Cranford / New Providence Union County $66.00 $120.00
Toms River Ocean County $61.00 $116.00
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Per-diems for other cities in New Jersey:

If you are traveling to a city in New Jersey that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $94.00 per night for lodging and $55.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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