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Report an annuitant death

Family members, caregivers, or friends can report the death of an annuitant (federal retirees, their survivors, or their spouses, ex-spouses, and children) who receives federal annuity benefits.

How to report an annuitant death

  1. Go to the online reporting page

  2. Provide the annuitant's information and information for any surviving spouses or children

  3. Provide your (the informant) information

  4. Submit your report and wait to hear back from us

    We'll send you a confirmation email that we received your report of annuitant death. We usually respond within 3 to 5 business days. We'll call or email you with an answer. Please don't contact us in the meantime.

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