The ABCs of military postings


Getting on the road to sound financial, housing, and military life decisions for Canadian Armed Forces members and their families

Notes about this information 

  • If information presented in this document differs from the Treasury Board’s official policy, the official policy will prevail.
  • This military postings information is based on Compensation and Benefits Instructions (CBI) Chapter 208 and the Canadian Armed Forces Relocation Directive (CAFRD) which came into effect on 1 April 2021.
  • You should discuss any information marked by an asterisk (*) with your BGRS service provider for CFIRP moves or with your orderly room staff for CBI Chapter 208 moves before you take any decision. This includes any financial commitment.
  • This information will help you and your spouse or partner make informed choices. It does not cover all options that may be available to you as a CAF member or a military family member.

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Date modified : 2021-05-28

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