District of Columbia Per Diem Rates for FY 2021
There are one areas in District of Columbia for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within District of Columbia that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.
The per diem rates shown here are effective beginning October 2020. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the District of Columbia destination names below.
$96.00per night lodging
$55.00per day meals
|Destination||County||Meal Rate||Lodging Rate|
|District of Columbia||Washington DC (also the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church and Fairfax, and the counties of Arlington and Fairfax, in Virginia; and the counties of Montgomery and Prince George's in Maryland) County||$76.00||$172.00|
Per-diems for other cities in District of Columbia:
If you are traveling to a city in District of Columbia 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.