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Foreign Allowances


The Electronic Foreign Allowance and Benefit System (eFABS) is used to apply for Living Quarters Allowance (LQA), Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA), Foreign Transfer Allowance (FTA), Home Service Transfer Allowance (HSTA), Post Allowance (COLA), Education Allowance, and Separate Maintenance Allowance (SMA). eFABS is the required method of submission for these allowances.

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