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New Mexico Per Diem Rates for 2020

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

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2019. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the New Mexico destination names below.

General New Mexico Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Carlsbad Eddy County $56.00 $222.00
Santa Fe Santa Fe County $61.00 $131.00
Taos Taos County $66.00 $105.00
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Per-diems for other cities in New Mexico:

If you are traveling to a city in New Mexico that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $96.00 per night for lodging and $55.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

** This Document Provided By - The Civil Employee's Resource **