POLICY NOTICE

Foreign Service Directives

FSD 58 – Post Differential Allowance

FSD 58 - Appendix – Post Rating Update

The Foreign Service Directives Committee has agreed to publish post rating level updates on a quarterly basis.  These levels will be published in January, April, July, and October of each year.  In the future, the updated levels can be found on the National Joint Council website under "Rates and Allowances".

The table below reflects post rating levels as of April 1, 2010.

Appendix - Post Ratings

POSTS

LEVEL

AMENDMENT

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

V

 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

I

 

Abuja, Nigeria

V

 

Accra, Ghana

IV

 

Addis Ababa, Ethopia

IV

 

Algiers, Algeria

V

 

Almaty, Kazakhstan

IV

 

Amman, Jordan

IV

 

Ankara, Turkey

III

 

Baghdad, Iraq

V

 

Bamako, Mali

V

 

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

II

 

Bangkok, Thailand

III

 

Beijing, China

IV

 

Beirut, Lebanon

IV

 

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

II

01/12/09

Bogota, Colombia

IV

 

Brasilia, Brazil

I

01/12/09

Bratislava, Slovakia

I

 

Bridgetown, Barbados

II

 

Bucharest, Romania

III

 

Budapest, Hungary

II

 

Buenos Aires, Argentina

II

 

Bydgoszcz, Poland

II

01/08/09

Cairo, Egypt

IV

 

Caracas, Venezuela

IV

 

Chandigarh, India

IV

 

Chennai, India

IV

 

Chongqing, China

V

 

Clear, Alaska

I

 

Colombo, Sri Lanka

IV

 

Dakar, Senegal

IV

 

Damascus, Syria

IV

 

Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

IV

 

Dhaka, Bangladesh

V

 

Doha, Qatar

I

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

II

 

Durban, South Africa

II

 

Georgetown, Guyana

IV

 

Guadalajara, Mexico

II

 

Guangzhou, China

IV

 

Guatemala City, Guatemala

IV

 

Hanoi, Vietnam

IV

 

Harare, Zimbabwe

IV

 

Havana, Cuba

IV

 

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

IV

 

Hong Kong, China

II

 

Islamabad, Pakistan

V

 

Istanbul, Turkey

IV

 

Jakarta, Indonesia

IV

 

Johannesburg, South Africa

III

 

Juba, Sudan

V

 

Kabul, Afghanistan

V

 

Kampala, Uganda

V

 

Kandahar, Afghanistan

V

 

Kathmandu, Nepal

V

 

Khartoum, Sudan

V

 

Kiev, Ukraine

III

 

Kigali, Rwanda

IV

01/01/10

Kingston, Jamaica

III

 

Kinshasa, Congo

V

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

III

 

Kuwait City, Kuwait

II

01/12/09

La Paz, Bolivia

IV

 

Lagos, Nigeria

V

 

Lima, Peru

IV

 

Lusaka, Zambia

IV

 

Managua, Nicaragua

III

 

Manila, Philippines

III

 

Maputo, Mozambique

V

 

Mexico, Mexico

III

 

Monterrey, Mexico

II

 

Montevideo, Uruguay

II

 

Moscow, Russia

IV

 

Mumbai, India

V

 

Nairobi, Kenya

IV

 

Naples, Italy

II

 

New Delhi, India

IV

 

Niamey, Niger

V

 

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

V

 

Panama City, Panama

II

 

Port au Prince, Haiti

V

 

Port of Spain, Trinidad Toboga

II

 

Prague, Czech Republic

I

 

Pretoria, South Africa

III

 

Quetta, Pakistan

V

01/03/10

Quito, Ecuador

III

 

Rabat, Morocco

III

 

Ramallah, West Bank & Gaza

IV

 

Recife, Brazil

III

 

Riga, Latvia

I

 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

III

 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

V

 

San Jose, Costa Rica

III

 

San Salvador, El Salvador

IV

 

Santiago, Chile

II

 

Santo Domingo, Dom. Republic

III

 

Sao Paulo, Brazil

III

 

Seoul, Korea

III

 

Shanghai, China

IV

 

Singapore, Singapore

I

 

Taipei, Taiwan

II

 

Tartu, Estonia

III

 

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

IV

 

Tehran, Iran

IV

 

Tel Aviv, Israel

III

 

Thule, Denmark

II

 

Tripoli, Libya

III

 

Tunis, Tunisia

II

 

Ulaanbataar, Mongolia

V

 

Vilnius, Lithuania

I

 

Warsaw, Poland

II

 

Wellington, India

IV

 

Yaounde, Cameroon

IV

 

Zagreb, Croatia

II

 

Notes:

1. The amount of post differential allowance shall be revised on the first of April each year in accordance with the methodology agreed to in the National Joint Council Committee on Foreign Service Directives, and published on the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade's website.

2. The post rating levels shall be amended by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the recommendation of the appropriate foreign service interdepartmental co‑ordinating committee, as and when required, and published on the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade's website.

3. Notwithstanding Section 107 of the Public Service Labour Relations Act, revisions to this Appendix shall not constitute a change in terms and conditions of employment for employees subject to the Foreign Service Directives.

Enquiries

Requests for more information or clarification should be addressed to your designated departmental coordinators.

Designated departmental coordinators may contact:

Cynthia Nash
Senior Policy Analyst
Labour Relations
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Telephone (613) 946-3714
Fax (613) 952-3002
Cynthia.Nash@tbs-sct.gc.ca