Retiree Forms

Retiree Forms

Print NYSTRS forms. Call our Hotline at (800) 782-0289 to request forms be mailed to you.
Important COVID-19 Note: We are prioritizing transactions such as pension payments, direct deposit changes, disability retirements, death benefits and loans. Whenever possible, please file forms through your MyNYSTRS account. A New York State executive order permits the use of e-notarizations through July 6. Refer to How to E-Notarize in Six Easy Steps for additional information. Members who are in New York State and need a NYSTRS document e-notarized can contact us for assistance by calling (800) 348-7298, Ext. 6250.

Member Name/Address Change (GRE-50) | Note: We urge you to update your address online in MyNYSTRS.

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

Direct Deposit Authorization Agreement (GRE-54) | Note: We urge you to update your banking information online in MyNYSTRS.
If you need assistance completing the direct deposit form, see the Direct Deposit Authorization Fact Sheet (GRE-54.1). If you want to deposit your benefit to a bank account titled to a Trust, see Instructions for Direct Deposit to Trust (LEG-2) for eligibility and guidance. (Note: Notarization is not required during the New York State on PAUSE period.)

W-4P Withholding Election and Certificate (FIN-149) | Note: We urge you to update your election online in MyNYSTRS.

Reporting Your New York State Public Employment Earnings (RMS-64.1) | Note: We urge you to report your earnings online in MyNYSTRS.

Designation of Beneficiary for In-Service or Post-Retirement Paragraph 2 Death Benefit (NET-11.4) | This form requires notarization. See the COVID-19 Note above.

Designation of Beneficiary for Retirees Electing a Guarantee Option (RMS-5.3) | This form requires notarization. See the COVID-19 Note above.

Designation of Beneficiary for Retirees Electing a Lump Sum Option (RMS-5) | Note: This form requires notarization. See the COVID-19 Note above.

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