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Applying For Retirement (All Plans)

If you are thinking about retirement and want to know more, take a moment to review the checklists and helpful links.

Alternate Benefit Program (ABP) Retirement Checklist  ~  Click here to download

Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Checklist ~ Click here to download

Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) Retirement Checklist ~ Click here to download

Online Guide to Retirement for PERS and PFRS ONLY

Individuals are not enrolled in Part A (Hospital Insurance) automatically at age 65 unless receiving cash benefits from Social Security. If not receiving cash benefits, you would need to apply. Part A is free for those who have the required amount of earnings covered by Social Security. It is recommended by SSA at age 65 (even it you are still working) to apply, however there is no penalty for late enrollment in Part A. For further information regarding medicare, please click on the Medicare Guide

Open Enrollment for the NJ State Health Benefit Program (SHBP) Plan Year 2023 is from October 1 to October 31View Details