Reimbursement for business travel

Last changed: 06 September 2021

As of 1 May 2016, SLU employs a new agreement regarding reimbursement for business travel and assignments. The previous agreement from 2012 has ceased to apply.

SLU’s agreement on reimbursement, etc., during business travel and assignments generally applies to the following:

  • If you are away for at least 9 hours, you may be reimbursed with approximately SEK 220 for one day away. This also applies if you have been abroad for the day.
  • If your travelling time takes place outside of working hours, you will primarily be reimbursed in cash, secondarily with compensatory leave.
  • You may be reimbursed, in addition to subsistence allowance, with an assignment supplement when you are on an inland multiple-day assignment.
  • You may be reimbursed if you use your own car for work in addition to what is stated in the Swedish Income Tax Act.

Find out more on what differs when writing a specification of travelling expenses.

Read the full agreement below and find out what applies for specific occasions. Also see the central collective agreement regarding reimbursement, etc., for business travel and assignments abroad (in Swedish only)  and SLU’s guidelines for business travel and meetings.

The agreement applies to travel after 1 May 2016. When the agreement enters into force, reporting in Primula self-service will be complemented.