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Publications & Forms Pamphlets

 

Retirement Pamphlets and Publications

Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) Publications

Publications concerning the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) are listed below. Select one to read more.

Documents
FormTitle
RI 83-1 Retirement Facts 1 – The Civil Service Retirement System, November 1997
RI 83-2 Retirement Facts 2 – Military Service Credit Under the Civil Service Retirement System, December 1997
RI 83-3 Retirement Facts 3 – Deposits and Redeposits Under the Civil Service Retirement System, October 1997
RI 83-4 Retirement Facts 4 – Disability Retirement Under the Civil Service Retirement System, November 1997
RI 83-5 Retirement Facts 5 – Survivor Benefits Under the Civil Service Retirement System, October 1997
RI 83-6 Retirement Facts 6 – Early Retirement Under the Civil Service Retirement System, November 1997
RI 83-7 Retirement Facts 7 – Computing Retirement Benefits Under the Civil Service Retirement System, October 1997
RI 83-8 Retirement Facts 8 – Credit for Unused Sick Leave Under the Civil Service Retirement System, November 1997
RI 83-9 Retirement Facts 9 – Refunds Under the Civil Service Retirement System, October 1997
RI 83-10 Retirement Facts 10 – Voluntary Contributions Under the Civil Service Retirement System, April 1998
RI 83-13 Retirement Facts 11 – Information for Separating CSRS Employees Who Are Not Eligible for an Immediate Annuity, November 1997
RI 83-18 Retirement Facts 12 – Information About Reemployment in the Civil Service Retirement System, November 1997
RI 83-19 Retirement Facts 13 – CSRS Offset Retirement, April 1998
RI 83-20 Retirement Facts 14 – Law Enforcement and Firefighter CSRS Retirement, October 1997
RI 20-59 Information for Annuitants (CSRS), August 2011
RI 20-64B Information on Electing a Survivor Annuity for Your Former Spouse, March 2009
RI 25-26 Information for Survivor Annuitants, August 2011
RI 25-27 Survivor Benefits for Children, June 2013
RI-38-123 Alternative Annuity Election Information for Employees (CSRS), December 2005
SF-2800-1 Applying for Death Benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), July 2011
SF-2801A Applying for Immediate Retirement Under CSRS, June 2007

Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Publications

Retirement and Insurance Publications

Browse and download your choice of publication(s) used to process retirement and insurance benefits.

Documents
FormTitle
RI 20-59 Information for Annuitants - Civil Service Retirement System 
Get Forms: RI 20-120, RI 20-7, RI 30-1
RI 20-64B Information on Electing a Survivor Annuity for Your Former Spouse 
Get Form: RI 20-64A
RI 25-14A Information and Instructions for Completing the Self-Certification of Full-Time School Attendance
Get Form: RI 25-14
RI 25-27

Survivor Benefits for Children 

Get Forms: RI 25-49, RI 25-14RI 25-15, RI 25-41

RI 25-37 Evidence to Prove Dependency of a Child
RI 30-3 Information Necessary for a Competency Determination
RI 30-9 Reinstatement of Disability Annuity Previously Terminated Because of Restoration to Earning Capacity
RI 30-13

Information for Disability Annuitants - Civil Service Retirement System

Get Form: RI 30-1

RI 37-22

Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollovers 

Get Forms: RI 38-122RI 38-124

RI 38-12 Verification of Date of Birth
RI 38-47 Information and Instructions on Your Reconsideration Rights
RI 38-123 Alternative Annuity Election Information For Employees
RI 38-125

Voluntary Contributions Notice 

Get Form: RI 38-124

RI 38-126 Life Events and Your Retirement and Insurance Benefits (for Annuitants)
RI 75-13 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Facts
RI 76-12

Information for Retirees and Their Families, Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance
Get Form: RI 76-10

RI 79-2

Information for Retirees and Survivor Annuitants about the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
Get Form: RI 79-9

RI 83-1 Retirement Facts 1 - Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-2

Retirement Facts 2 - Military Service Credit under the Civil Service Retirement System
Get Form: RI 20-97

RI 83-3 Retirement Facts 3 - Deposits and Redeposits under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-4 Retirement Facts 4 - Disability Retirement under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-5 Retirement Facts 5 - Survivor Benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-6 Retirement Facts 6 - Early Retirement under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-7 Retirement Facts 7 - Computing Retirement Benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-8 Retirement Facts 8 - Credit for Unused Sick Leave under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-9 Retirement Facts 9 - Refunds under the Civil Service Retirement System
RI 83-10

Retirement Facts 10 - Voluntary Contributions under the Civil Service Retirement System

Get Form: RI 38-124

RI 83-11 Thinking About Retirement?
RI 83-13 Retirement Facts 11 - Information for Separating CSRS Employees Who Are Not Eligible for an Immediate Annuity
RI 83-18 Retirement Facts 12 - Information About Reemployment for Civil Service Retirement System Annuitants
RI 83-19 Retirement Facts 13 - CSRS Offset Retirement
RI 83-20 Retirement Facts 14 - Law Enforcement and Firefighter CSRS Retirement
RI 83-21 Retirement Services Online, RIO, Take Control of Your Retirement, June 2011
RI 83-116

Handbook for Attorneys on Court-ordered Retirement, Health Benefits and Life Insurance

Under the–

  • Civil Service Retirement Benefits,
  • Federal Employees Retirement Benefits,
  • Federal Employees Health Benefits and
  • Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program, July 1997

Effective July 22, 1998, Public Law 105-205 permits valid court orders to be recognized for the payment of FEGLI proceeds. Find out more about FEGLI and the requirements for court orders.

RI 84-2

Work Related Injuries and Fatalities - What You and Your Family Need to Know About Your Benefits
Get Form: RI 20-64A

RI 84-3 Life Events and Your Retirement and Insurance Benefits (for Employees)
RI 90-1 FERS (An Overview of Your Benefits)
RI 90-3 FERS Transfer Handbook
RI 90-8

Information for FERS Annuitants ?

Get Forms: RI 30-1, RI 20-120RI 30-10

RI 90-11 FERS Facts 1 - Information for Separating Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Employees Who Are Not Eligible for an Immediate Annuity
RI 90-12

Information for Survivor Annuitants under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)

Get Forms: RI 25-49, RI 25-14, RI 25-15, RI 25-41, RI 30-10

RI 90-18 FERS Facts 2 - Information About Reemployment for Federal Employees Retirement System Annuitants
RI 92-19A

Applying for Deferred or Postponed Retirement under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
Get Form: RI 92-19

SF-2800-1

Applying for Death Benefits Under the Civil Service Retirement System
Get Form: SF 2800

SF-2801A

Applying for Immediate Retirement Under the Civil Service Retirement System

Get Form: SF 2801

SF 2804A

Information Regarding Voluntary Contributions, CSRS 

Get Form: SF 2804

SF-3112-1

Information About Disability Retirement (CSRS) 

Get Form: SF 3112

SF-3112-2

Information About Disability Retirement (FERS) 

Get Form: SF 3112

SF-3113

Applying for Immediate Retirement Under FERS 

Get Form: SF 3107

SF-3114

Applying for Death Benefits Under FERS 

Get Form: SF 3104

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Other Retirement Publications

Retirement & Insurance Publications
FormTitle
RI 38-126 Life Events and Your Retirement and Insurance Benefits (for Annuitants)
RI 75-13 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Facts
RI 76-12 Information for Retirees and Their Families, Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
RI 79-027 Temporary Continuation of Coverage (TCC) under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP)
RI 79-2 Information for Retirees and Survivor Annuitants (FEHB)
RI 83-11 Thinking About Retirement?
RI 83-116

Handbook for Attorneys on Court-ordered Retirement, Health Benefits and Life Insurance Under the:

  • Civil Service Retirement Benefits,
  • Federal Employees Retirement Benefits,
  • Federal Employees Health Benefits and
  • Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program, July 1997

Effective July 22, 1998, Public Law 105-205 permits valid court orders to be recognized for the payment of FEGLI proceeds. Find out more about FEGLI and the requirements for court orders.

RI 84-2 Work-Related Injuries and Fatalities – What You and Your Family Need to Know About Your Benefits

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