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Frequently Asked Questions Retirement

What elections can I make under FERCCA?

If your agency put you in:

If your agency put you in: And you belong in:

If your agency put you in: Then you may choose between:

CSRS or CSRS Offset


CSRS Offset and FERS coverage

Social Security only

CSRS Offset and Social Security-only coverage



FERS and CSRS coverage*

CSRS Offset

FERS and CSRS Offset coverage*

Social Security only

FERS and Social Security-only coverage*

*If you already had this choice, you do not have an opportunity to change your election under FERCCA. See the question, My agency put me in FERS by mistake. When it discovered the error, my agency let me choose whether I wanted to remain in FERS. Do I get another choice under FERCCA? for an explanation.

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