DDFORMS.ORG – DD Form 2285 – Invitational Travel Order (ITO) for International Military Student (IMS) – The DD Form 2285, also known as the Invitational Travel Order (ITO) for International Military Student (IMS), is an important document used by international military students to gain access to travel privileges. This article will provide a comprehensive overview of DD Form 2285, including its purpose, eligibility requirements, and how to complete this form. Additionally, any important information regarding required documentation and submission of the form will also be discussed.
Download DD Form 2285 – Invitational Travel Order (ITO) for International Military Student (IMS)
|Form Number||DD Form 2285|
|Form Title||Invitational Travel Order (ITO) for International Military Student (IMS)|
|File Size||143 KB|
What is a DD Form 2285?
A DD Form 2285, also known as an Invitational Travel Order (ITO), is a document used by the Department of Defense to authorize international travel for International Military Students (IMS). The form must be completed prior to travel and signed by the IMS’s host nation sponsor. It includes details such as the student’s name, rank, country of origin, destination country, and port of entry/exit. It also outlines any special requirements or restrictions that may apply while traveling. Additionally, it serves as a declaration to Customs and Immigration authorities regarding the purpose of a visit upon arrival in a foreign country. Any documents required for visa or customs clearance should be included with this form in order to facilitate a smooth travel experience. Once all documentation is complete, the DD Form 2285 must be submitted to the IMS’s host nation sponsor who will then arrange further processing with their foreign embassy or consulate in order to grant permission for international travel.
Where Can I Find a DD Form 2285?
The DD Form 2285 is a form used by the Department of Defense (DOD) to document international travel for military students. It is part of the DOD’s Foreign Clearance Program and provides authorization for an IMS to travel from their home country to a location within the United States. The form can be found on the official website of the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO). Additionally, it can be accessed through any DTMO-authorized travel vendor websites or by contacting your local DTMO office or installation. Lastly, individuals are able to request DD Form 2285 directly from their unit’s logistics officer or S-1 personnel while traveling overseas. Furthermore, in order to obtain DD Form 2285, documents such as passport information and visa paperwork must also be provided prior to departure.
DD Form 2285 – Invitational Travel Order (ITO) for International Military Student (IMS)
The DD Form 2285 is used to order travel for International Military Students (IMS) participating in a U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored program. The form must be completed by the IMS sponsor and approved by the appropriate personnel within the sponsoring agency. This form serves as authorization for travel and payment of expenses such as lodging, meals, car rental, etc., for IMSs who are performing official duties related to their programs. The ITO also identifies additional information such as the estimated length of stay, transportation requirements, and other specific instructions necessary for processing payments related to invitational travel orders. Additionally, this form may be used to request waivers or exemptions from certain international travel regulations that may apply when traveling with foreign nationals on government-sponsored business trips.