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CalATERS Global

The California Automated Travel Expense Reimbursement System has been enhanced to meet the various needs of the State and industry standards. We welcome you to CalATERS Global.


Welcome to the CalATERS Global website!

We provide a web-based solution for travel advance and expense reimbursement processing that includes automated audits of statewide travel rules, form tracking, management reporting capabilities, and much more. To learn more about CalATERS Global, please contact us using the link provided under the Resources tab located in the navigation pane on the left.

NEW: If your department is using CalATERS Global and you are a new user, get started by viewing on-line demonstrations or printing instructions. We provide basic system instructions on New User Registration, Travel Advance, Expense Reimbursement, and CalATERS Reports. Click the Instructions tab located in the navigation pane on the left.

What's New

  • 16-002 Letter: Fiscal Year-End Activities for FY 2015-16
  • 16-001 Letter: New Expense Types Available in CalATERS Global
  • CalATERS is compatible with Java 8 Update 91 on Internet Explorer (05/18/2016).
    • The following steps need to be completed in order for Java 8 Update 91 to work with CalATERS Global
      • Open the Control Panel
      • Open Java
      • Click on the Security Tab
      • Click on "Edit Site List"
      • Click "Add"
      • Copy and Paste into the exception list
      • Click Apply then OK
    • Most departments now have a combination of 32/64 bit operating systems on their networks so care needs to be taken to ensure that the Internet Explorer and Java versions are the same (e.g., if Internet Explorer is 32 bits, Java also needs to be 32 bits)
  • Browser Compatibility
    • Internet Explorer is the recommended browser
    • Internet Explorer 11 Users using “System Administration”
      • Settings
        • Compatibility View Settings
          • Type: “” into the “Add this website:” dialog box and hit “Add”
          • Click “Close” and restart Internet Explorer
    • Firefox is not compatible for DAOTs accessing "System Administration"
    • Chrome v45 and later is not compatible with CalATERS
    • Microsoft Edge is not compatible with CalATERS


CalATERS Global Department Help Desk Page    Fleet Administration Information    Statewide Travel Programs Information    Bargaining Unit Contracts Information    U.S. General Service Administration Domestic Per Diem Rates     U.S. State Department Foreign Per Diem Rates

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Contact Us

For CalATERS Global assistance, please contact your department help desk.

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