Retirement-Related Forms

Retirement-Related Forms

Download and print NYSTRS forms. Call our Hotline at (800) 782-0289 to request forms be mailed to you.

Service Retirement Application (RET-54)
You can file a service retirement application up until your effective date of retirement, but no sooner than 90 days before your retirement date.

Proof of Date of Birth (RET-45)

Distribution Election for ASF – Tier 1 and 2 (REF-30)

Direct Rollover of Taxable ASF (REF-30.2)
If filed, must submit with Distribution Election for ASF (REF-30).

Direct Rollover of After-Tax ASF (REF-30.3)
If filed, must submit with Distribution Election for ASF (REF-30).

Disability Retirement Application Package (RET-54.1; RET-54.3A; RET-54.5; RET-54.1B; RET-54.3).
Please refer to NYSTRS' pamphlet If You Are No Longer Able to Work, which offers guidelines for making disability retirement decisions.

Additional Medical Report for Disability Retirement Applicants (RET-54.3)

Election of Retirement Benefit (RET-54.6).
To change the benefit payment choice you made on your retirement application, you may file this form within 30 days of your retirement date.

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