Spouse licensure, certification reimbursement increase

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  • 341st Force Support Squadron
Effective immediately, the Air Force has implemented the increase of spouse re-licensure authority from $500 to $1000.

SAF/FM released an updated memo dated Mar. 2, 2020, for the increase of spouse re-licensure authority from $500 to $1000, in accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, Public Law No. 116-92, section 577.

In addition, reimbursement for each qualifying PCS or permanent change of assignment will not exceed $500 for orders authenticated between Dec. 12, 2017, and Dec. 19 2019, or $1,000 for PCS or PCA orders authenticated on or after Dec. 20, 2019.

The reimbursement process remains the same: claimant files the form OF-1164, Claim for Reimbursement for Expenditures on Official Business, with a copy of the applicable PCS or PCA orders, a copy of the spouse's state occupational license or certificate from the previous duty station, copy of the license or certificate from the new duty station, and the paid receipts for items required to obtain re-licensing or re-certification from the new duty station to their servicing finance office.