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Retiree 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.

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Member Name/Address Change (GRE-50)

Seasonal Address Form (RET-2) To have NYSTRS mail sent to your seasonal address.

Direct Deposit Authorization Agreement (GRE-54)

W-4P Withholding Election and Certificate (FIN-149)

Reporting Your New York State Public Employment Earnings (RMS-64.1)

Designation of Beneficiary for Retirees Who Elected the Paragraph 2 Death Benefit (NET 11.4)

Designation of Beneficiary for Retirees Who Elected a Guarantee Period Option (RMS-5.3)

Designation of Beneficiary for Retirees Who Elected a Lump Sum Option (RMS-5)

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.)