An eligible worker who obtains long-term employment outside the commuting area
may receive financial assistance through TAA to relocate to a new area of
employment within the United States. The application for relocation
allowance must be filed before moving. A TAA counselor in a local
American Job Center will help the worker apply.
time limits for filing an application for relocation allowance.
A worker must file for a relocation allowance within 425 days after the date of
the applicable Trade Act certification or 425 days after his or her last total
qualifying separation (whichever is later), or within 182 days after completing
TAA-approved training. Also, the worker must relocate within 182 days after
applying for a relocation allowance, or within 182 days after completing
training. Additional details are available on