PGI 242.302 Contract administration functions.

(a)(13)(B)(1) For contracts assigned to DCMA for contract administration, designate as the payment office—

(i) The cognizant Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) payment office as specified in the Federal Directory of Contract Administration Services Components (available via the Internet at, for contracts funded with DoD funds;

(ii) The department or agency payment office, if authorized by defense financial management regulations or if the contract is funded with non-DoD funds; or

(iii) Multiple payment offices under paragraphs (a)(13)(B)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section, if the contract is funded with both DoD and non-DoD funds.

(2) For contracts not assigned to DCMA, select a payment office or offices under department/agency procedures. DoD personnel may use the DFAS Reference Tool, available via the Internet at, to identify cognizant DFAS payment offices.