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Active Member Forms

Here you will find printable versions of NYSTRS forms. To receive System forms by mail, call our Hotline at (800) 782-0289.

When mailing a completed form to NYSTRS, note that if sent by Certified or Registered mail, we will consider it received on its postmark date.

Member Name/Address Change (GRE-50) MyNYSTRS account holders have the convenience of changing their address online.

Designation of Beneficiary (NET-11.4)

Benefit Estimate Request (RET-35.1)  You may also submit an electronic
estimate request.

Loan Application (LON-26) Refer to our video Loan Truths... And Consequences and our loan taxability tutorial for important information. Save time and get your loan proceeds more quickly by applying online via MyNYSTRS and selecting direct deposit. (Direct deposit is only available by using MyNYSTRS.)

Membership Application (NET-2)

Election to Reinstate (RIS-1)

Trust Certification (LEG-1)

Special Durable Power of Attorney Form (Note: This form is limited to retirement benefit transactions and does not apply to any other matters. Please read the Fact Sheet Regarding Chapter 644 of the Laws of 2008.)