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001R: Returning a Travel Document

Purpose: To provide a step-by-step guide to returning an Authorization or Voucher to the Traveler or Federal Travel Arranger (FTA) after reviewing it in ConcurGov.

Audience: Federal Financial Travel Approvers and Routing Officials


Instructions: After you login...



Select Approvals Tab

From the ConcurGov Home page, select the "Approvals" tab.

Step 01

Identify Document

Identify the travel document you need to review from the "Document List".

Step 02

Open Document

From the Actions pop-up window, select "Adjust Document".

Step 03

Select Document Version

Select the most recent version of the document, if applicable.

Step 04

Edit Document

From the Actions pop-up window, select "Edit Document".

Step 05

Select "Edit Document" again from the next screen.

Note: It is not necessary to enter a "Reason" to proceed. You will have the option to enter a reason in Step 9.

Step 05

Review Document

Review each section of the document and verify that all information is correct. To see the full process for reviewing a document, see 036: Job Aid – Reviewing and Approving a Travel Document-Full View Process.

Step 06

Select Confirmation Tab

Select the "Confirmation" tab to stamp the document.

Step 07

Stamp the Document

If something is missing or incorrect, you have the option to return it to the Traveler or FTA. Select the "Status to Apply" drop-down menu and select "RETURNED" from the list of stamps.

Step 08

Select a Reason

Select your reason for returning the document from the "Reason" drop-down menu.

Step 09

Enter Remarks

Enter in details about why you are returning the document in the "Remarks" field. Choose who you would like to return the document to from the "Return-to" field. The document can also be returned to a previous routing official.

Step 10

Stamp and Submit Document

Select "Stamp and Submit Document" to begin the stamping process.

Step 11

Continue Stamping the Document

Select "Continue Stamping the Document" to complete.

Step 12