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Domestic Subsistence - Rates Effective from 1 April 2017

Circulars are issued by the Department of Finance following an annual review of mileage and subsistence rates. Department of Finance Circular 07/2017 sets out the following rates:

Class of Allowances Night Allowances Day Allowances
  Normal Rate Reduced Rate

Detention  Rate

10 Hours or More   5 hours but less than 10 hours
A €133.73 €120.36 €66.87 €33.61 €14.01

Vouched Accommodation (VA) Domestic Subsistence Rates (for use in Dublin only)



(VA Rate)

Accommodation Meals
VA Rate Vouched cost of Accommodation Up to €133.73 plus €33.61


Foreign Subsistence

Foreign Subsistence is reviewed three times a year.  Department of Pubic Expenditure & Reform Circular 07/2017  sets out the rates effective from 31 January 2009.


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