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Travel and Dual Accommodation Expenses

Information about how you can claim your travel and dual accommodation expenses following a placement.

Travel and Dual Accommodation Expenses (TDAE) will reimburse excess costs incurred when undertaking practical training on placements.

Useful information

We have produced a handy guide to help you when completing your TDAE application form:

Completing your TDAE claim (PDF: 3.52MB)

When can I submit a TDAE claim?

As long as you submit your claim form within the eligible time frame (within nine months after the date you incurred the cost) you can chose to submit it when you wish. Some students may wish to submit their forms on a fortnightly or monthly basis during their placement or wait until the end of placement to submit all claims together. 

Don't forget to attach your student coversheet to your application form as this helps us allocate the form and any evidence to your account.

If this is your first application for an element of LSF you will need to send us a copy of your student finance letter as evidence you're in receipt of funding. Please note we are unable to return this letter. 

Once we have received your application and all relevant evidence we will process your application within 25 working days.

This document explains your student journey when applying for TDAE:

TDAE student journey