Welcome

As a public employee in Washington, you’re eligible for retirement benefits administered by DRS. Ready to get started?

Activate your online account

Your online account is where your retirement information lives. Here you can see how much you contribute, how long your service is, what plan you are in and more. Need convincing? See Online account.

Activate your online account

Choose a plan

PERS, SERS or TRS member? If so, you have 90 days to choose a retirement plan. The Plan Choice section can help you decide which plan is right for you. Higher education employees eligible for HERP, see your Plan 3 options.

Choose a plan

Choose a beneficiary

In the event of your death, DRS needs to know where to send your retirement account balance. Choose your beneficiaries now. Make this choice through your online account or complete a paper form.

Choose a beneficiary

Sign up for DCP

DCP, or the Deferred Compensation Program is an extra retirement savings program that can help you reach your retirement goals. If your organization participates in DCP automatic enrollment, you may already be on your way to saving more.

Save more with DCP

Find out more

Ready to discover more about your new plan? DRS has videos, summits, webinars and more available for new members.

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Did you know every DRS system has a plan handbook? Find yours

DRS serves over 750 thousand current and former public employees in 15 different retirement plans. See more

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