Forms and Publications


Customer Service Hours

  • NYCERS’ Walk-In Center at 340 Jay Street in downtown Brooklyn is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Call Center (347-643-3000) is open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. (You may experience longer wait times on the phone.)

Forms, Brochures and Fact Sheets

This section contains NYCERS’ informational Brochures and Fact Sheets to help you learn about your NYCERS pension, as well as all Forms used to apply for membership, take out a loan, sign up for direct deposit and more.  


Service Retirement Kits

Download all the necessary Service Retirement applications at once under the Retirement Kits tab. For individual retirement applications, look under the Forms tab. When you are ready to retire, NYCERS strongly encourages you to make an appointment for a telephone consultation with a NYCERS Retirement Counselor.


Disability Retirement Kits

If you wish to file for Disability Retirement, locate your Tier below and download the corresponding Disability Kit.  Each Kit contains detailed instructions together with all the necessary forms and documents needed to file for Disability. Individual forms can be downloaded by clicking the “Show Contents” tab. 


Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs)
Including Updates

Each SPD booklet is a complete guide to your retirement plan and its provisions and benefits. The information is derived from applicable laws and rules that govern membership in each plan. Since these laws and rules can change, information may need to be amended from time to time. Where changes occur, an SPD Update accompanies the booklet, describing the relevant changes.