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Frequently Asked Questions Telework

If my job is in one state, can I telework from a different state? What happens to my duty station if I do this? Does my agency reimburse me for any travel back to my office?

There are no Governmentwide restrictions on distance for teleworkers.  You should consult your own agency’s policy to determine whether your agency has its own restrictions.

Teleworking from this distance may have an effect on duty station, if you are not physically present at your duty station at least two days in each biweekly pay period.  For more information, see Official Worksite, Travel, and Related Policies.

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