Spouses authorized due to a permanent change of service are limited to the geographic area indicated in the permanent modification of station controls. These include the environment that people can reasonably be expected to travel to work and work on a daily basis. The authorization of this non-competitive date is limited to a maximum of 2 years from the date of the documentation in force for the permanent change of station, 100% disability or death. Note: You must provide a copy of the SF-50 notification of personnel measures to support your rights and a copy of your performance evaluation. I am currently a staff member with the exception of a position with no time limit. .