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Excess Baggage Allowance Policy
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Excess Baggage Allowance Policy
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I. C-5
Human Resources
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To declare PMU guidelines with regards to Excess Baggage Allowance and ensure uniform interpretation and application of this policy.


Internationally hired senior appointments or faculty (appointed at PMU as an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor) and their eligible dependants are entitled to an excess baggage allowance by air freight from the airport designated from their point of hire to PMU upon employment and when returning to the same point of hire following separation from PMU. An employee will be reimbursed for the equivalent cost of up to $ 400 USD.


Payments made by employees will be reimbursed based on paid receipts that are submitted to the Human Resources Department. 

Time Limitation

Unaccompanied baggage must be shipped to PMU site within 30 calendar days prior or 120 calendar days subsequent to the employee's arrival at PMU in order to qualify for any reimbursement.

Shipper Limitation

Upon separation from PMU and in order to qualify for any reimbursement, the employee must use PMU’s authorized shipper.