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If your medical emergency is anticipated to continue past the return to duty date, you may apply for an extension. Details are below:
- Submit a new recipient package with an updated beginning and end date.
- Deadline: Submit extension request within 30 calendar days following the approved end date of your original case.
- Follow the process outlined on the Recipient Information page.
If you have reached the yearly hourly cap of 480 hours for a personal medical emergency or 240 hours for a family medical emergency, please contact the Leave Bank Office before submitting an extension application.
More information: LeaveBank@od.nih.gov or call 301-443-8393.