POLICY NOTICE

Foreign Service Directives

FSD 58 – Post Differential Allowance

The Foreign Service Directives Committee has agreed to publish post rating level and special payment updates on a quarterly basis. These levels will be published in January, April, July, and October of each year.

The table below reflects post rating levels and special payment updates as of
July 1, 2011. For the most up-to-date rates, please refer to the Department of Foreign Affaires and International Trade (DFAIT) website: http://lbp.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/documents/fsd-dse/fsddse-eng.asp.

Appendix - Post Ratings - July 1, 2011

POSTS

LEVEL

EFFECTIVE DATE

TEMPORARY LEVEL / SPECIAL PAYMENT
(FSD 58.07)

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

V

2010/12/01

65%

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

II

   

Abuja, Nigeria

V

   

Accra, Ghana

IV

   

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

IV

   

Algiers, Algeria

V

   

Almaty, Kazakhstan

IV

   

Amman, Jordan

IV

   

Ankara, Turkey

III

   

Astana, Kazakhstan

IV

   

Baghdad, Iraq

V

 

50%

Bamako, Mali

V

   

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

II

   

Bangkok, Thailand

III

   

Beijing, China

IV

   

Beirut, Lebanon

IV

   

Belgrade, Serbia

II

   

Bogota, Colombia

IV

   

Brasilia, Brazil

II

   

Bratislava, Slovakia

I

   

Bridgetown, Barbados

II

   

Bucharest, Romania

III

   

Budapest, Hungary

II

   

Buenos Aires, Argentina

II

   

Bydgoszcz, Poland

II

   

Cairo, Egypt

IV

2011/01/28 – 2011/02/19

V

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

2011/03/23

V

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, Guatemala

IV

   

Hanoi, Vietnam

IV

   

Harare, Zimbabwe

IV

   

Havana, Cuba

IV

   

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

IV

   

Hong Kong, China

I

   

Islamabad, Pakistan

V

   

Istanbul, Turkey

IV

   

Jakarta, Indonesia

IV

   

Johannesburg, South Africa

III

   

Juba, Sudan

V

   

Kabul, Afghanistan

V

 

50% + $8,585*

Kampala, Uganda

V

   

Kandahar, Afghanistan

V

 

50% + $10,015*

Kathmandu, Nepal

V

   

Khartoum, Sudan

V

   

Kyiv, Ukraine

III

   

Kigali, Rwanda

IV

   

Kingston, Jamaica

III

   

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

V

   

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

III

   

Kuwait City, Kuwait

III

2011/04/01

 

La Paz, Bolivia

IV

   

Lagos, Nigeria

V

   

Lima, Peru

III

2011/06/01

 

Lusaka, Zambia

IV

   

Managua, Nicaragua

III

   

Manila, Philippines

III

   

Maputo, Mozambique

IV

   

Mexico, Mexico

III

   

Monterrey, Mexico

IV

2011/06/01

 

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

2011/05/01

10%

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

III

2011/07/01

 

Prague, Czech Republic

I

   

Pretoria, South Africa

III

   

Quetta, Pakistan

V

 

40%

Quito, Ecuador

III

   

Rabat, Morocco

III

   

Ramallah, West Bank

V

   

Recife, Brazil

III

   

Riga, Latvia

I

   

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

III

   

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

IV

   

San José, Costa Rica

III

   

San Salvador, El Salvador

IV

   

Santiago, Chile

II

   

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

III

   

São Paulo, Brazil

III

   

Seoul, Korea

III

   

Shanghai, China

IV

   

Singapore, Singapore

I

   

Taipei, Taiwan

III

   

Tartu, Estonia

III

   

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

IV

   

Tehran, Iran

IV

   

Tel Aviv, Israel

III

   

Thule, Denmark

II

   

Tokyo, Japan

 

2011/03/11

III

2011/05/01

II

2011/06/01

I

Tripoli, Libya

III

   

Tunis, Tunisia

II

   

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

V

   

Valparaiso, Chile

II

   

Vilnius, Lithuania

I

   

Warsaw, Poland

II

   

Wellington, India

IV

   

Yaoundé, Cameroon

IV

   

Zagreb, Croatia

II

   

* Special Risk Premium

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:

Diane Eyre
Senior Policy Analyst
Compensation and Labour Relations
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Telephone (613) 946-3714
Fax (613) 952-3002
fsd.dse@tbs-sct.gc.ca

Lynda Cavan
Policy Analyst
Compensation and Labour Relations
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Telephone (613) 952-3256
Fax (613) 952-3002
fsd.dse@tbs-sct.gc.ca