Members (for active members, inactive members, and beneficiaries of members)

Forms

Subject List

Beneficiary/Survivor
Deferred Compensation Program
Finance Management
IRS Forms & Withholding Calculator
Legal
Nearing Retirement
New Members
Plan 3
Retiree or Withdrawn/Inactive Member
Substitute Teacher/School Employee
Withdrawals

Beneficiary/Survivor

Beneficiary Designation
Use this form to designate or change the person, estate, trust or organization to receive any money due from your retirement account at the time of your death.
Beneficiary Designation for Persons Receiving Survivor Benefits
Use this form if you are receiving retirement benefits from another person’s account. You can designate or change the person, estate, trust or organization to receive your final survivor payment at the time of your death.
Legal Order Payee Beneficiary Designation
Use this form if you have a separate account set up as a result of a legal order splitting a member’s account. You can designate or change the person, estate, trust or organization to receive any money due from your Legal Order Payee account at the time of your death.
Name/Address Change
For retirees, beneficiaries and former members. Active members: please update your name and/or address through your employer.


Deferred Compensation Program

All Deferred Compensation Program Forms
Forms are available at the DCP Web site.
DCP Distribution Request
DCP Participation Agreement


Finance Management

Information Release Authorization
Release your account information to a third party, such as your financial planner.


IRS Forms & Withholding Calculator

IRS form W-4P
Withholding certificate for pension or annuity payments. Use this form to tell payers the correct amount of federal income tax to withhold from your payment(s).
IRS form W-8BEN
Note: This form is on the IRS Web site. It does not belong to DRS.
IRS form W-9
Note: This form is on the IRS Web site. It does not belong to DRS.
Federal Income Tax Withholding Calculator
Use this calculator to determine your federal income tax withholding.
Note: The calculator uses Microsoft Excel Version 97-2003 or later. If you don't have Excel, please call us and we'll run the calculations for you.


Legal

Affidavit of Attorney in Fact
This completed form must accompany your Power of Attorney document.


Nearing Retirement

Authorization for Direct Deposit
Complete this form to sign up for direct deposit of your retirement benefit.


New Member

Contractor Status Form
Use this form to verify whether or not a contractor who is directly compensated has retired using the 2008 Early Retirement Factors (ERF)
Enrollment
For new members of LEOFF or WSPRS, or members returning to a LEOFF or WSPRS eligible position.
Member Information Form
Enrollment form new PERS, SERS or TRS members; for Plan 2 members who choose to transfer to Plan 3; or for Plan 3 members returning to eligible employment.


Plan 3

Higher Education Employees Plan 3 Investment Program
For employees of higher education institutions who become eligible for the higher education retirement plan on or after July 1, 2011, and who have elected to participate in the Washington State Teachers' Retirement systems (TRS) Plan 3 (with faculty status), or the Washington State Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) Plan 3 (without faculty status). This form should be turned in to the employer.
Plan 3 Change of Investment Program
Plan 3 members use this form to select a new investment program for future contributions; this form should be turned in to the employer.
Plan 3 forms
TRS Plan 3 January Contribution Rate Change Form
For TRS Plan 3 members wishing to change their contribution rate during the month of January.


Retiree or Withdrawn/Inactive Member

LEOFF Plan 2 Retiree Re-employment Form
This form must be completed by a LEOFF Plan 2 retiree returning to work in a PERS, PSERS, SERS, or TRS eligible position. Retirees must choose between two options: to become a member of PERS, PSERS, SERS or TRS and temporarily suspend their LEOFF benefit; or not become a member and continue to receive their LEOFF benefit.


Substitute Teacher/School Employee

SERS Plan 2 and Plan 3 Substitute's Guide
For classified substitutes who belong to SERS Plan 2 or Plan 3.
TRS Plan 2 and Plan 3 Substitute's Guide
For substitute teachers who belong to TRS Plan 2 or Plan 3.


Withdrawals

Withdrawal of Retirement Contributions (For Plan 1 and Plan 2 - Includes Form)
For Plan 1 and Plan 2 members who have terminated retirement covered-employment and who are eligible for withdrawal of contributions and interest earned. When completing the request to withdraw contributions, members need to also complete an IRS form W-9 to verify Social Security number prior to payment.
Withdrawal of Retirement Contributions (For Plan 3 - Includes Form)
See Plan 3 Request for Payment of Defined Contribution Funds.