Entitlement to Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) is for officers and enlisted members certified by the individual service secretary to be proficient in foreign language or dialect.
Each service secretary certifies FLPP annually based on:
FLPP is payable in addition to all other pay and allowances.
The monthly rate will not exceed $500 per month for a single foreign language or dialect, or $1,000 per month for two or more foreign languages or dialects. The total annual FLPB may not exceed $12,000 per 1-year certification period. Reservists who perform a partial qualifying year of less than 50 retirement points will have their monthly amount prorated accordingly.