Retirement-Related Forms

Retirement-Related Forms

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

Service Retirement Application (RET-54)
If you are age 55 or older, you may complete the retirement application online in MyNYSTRS. You can file a service retirement application up until your effective date of retirement, but no sooner than 90 days before your retirement date.

Election of Retirement Benefit (RET-54.6).
Use this form to change the benefit payment option and/or beneficiary you selected when filing for retirement. PLEASE NOTE: NYSTRS must receive this form within 30 days of your retirement date.

Disability Retirement Application Package (RET-54.1; RET-54.1B; RET-54.3; FIN-149; GRE-54).
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)

Proof of Date of Birth (RET-45)

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

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

After-Tax Contributions Amount (Only) Request for Direct Rollover (REF-30.3)
If filed, must submit with Distribution Election for ASF (REF-30)

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