NON-CONUS Assignment: Contractors assigned Overseas, 365 days "more or less" / non combat zone - (ex. Spain, France, Germany)
Contractors who are being assigned overseas must be processed through a personnel servicing agency in accordance with all DOD policy guidelines and Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA)/Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA).
In Germany and Italy, the personnel servicing agency is the DOD Contractor Personnel Officer (DOCPER). For more information and guidance regarding the contractor (not applicable for civilians) SOFA/TESA application and approval process for Germany and Italy, access the DOCPER at the following hyperlinks: