Part C—After you have completed your move

  • The Treasury Board’s policies take precedence over any information provided on this page. 
  • The information in this document is based on Compensation and Benefits Instructions (CBI) Chapter 208 and the Canadian Armed Forces Relocation Directive (CAFRD) (17 August 2023). 
  • Isolated Post or Isolated Unit postings often require a screening process not discussed in this document. As for related benefits, read CBI 11 - Isolated Post Instructions for more information.
  • Before making any decisions—including financial decisions—discuss your situation with your BGRS service provider for CAFRD moves or with your orderly room staff for CBI Chapter 208. 
  • BGRS does not have the authority for benefit eligibility for CAFRD moves. When in doubt, consult the relocation directive and appropriate relocation assistance resources.
  • 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. 
  • Every member’s situation is unique. If there are exceptional reasons that prevent you from addressing your career concerns through regular channels such as time sensitivity, health, security, or financial concerns for you or your family, you can contact our office by telephone or in writing. In cases where compelling reasons exist, our office can ensure that all relevant parties know about your circumstances, and that the proper process is being followed to assist the appropriate authority in taking an informed decision.

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If you are a CAF member being posted, you and your family should consult the following pages for information related to postings and to COVID-19:

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