Forms and Publications
- Handbook for Military Retirees
This handbook outlines benefits and privileges for both the state and federal retirement plans. State military retiree information begins on page 13.
- Application for Retirement (R0941D)
Application for members to receive a retirement benefit.
- Application for Retirement - Spouses (R0890D)
Application for spouses of members receiving a retirement benefit.
- Direct Deposit Application (R0277D)
Use this application to have your monthly pension automatically deposited into your checking account or savings account.
- Name, Address, and Contact Information Change (R0357D)
Use this form to change your physical address, mailing address, email address, name, or phone number with our office.
- Income Tax Withholding Authorization (R0012D)
Use this to change either the federal or Michigan income tax withholding on your retirement pension.
- Release Of Information Authorization (R3488CGHBD)
If you need to request a copy of documents located in your account, please complete and submit this form.
- Domestic Relations Orders: Background and Instructions (R0912HD)
Important instructions, background information, and examples for completing a Domestic Relations Order that complies with retirement statutes. This information will help you understand how a DRO affects your pension.
- Domestic Relations Order (R0323D)
A Domestic Relations Order (DRO) is a specific type of court order that provides instructions for dividing a public pension after retirement as part of a divorce. It applies only to retired members of a pension system. ORS has developed a downloadable, fillable form to allow you to create accurate and complete DROs that can be administered under the retirement statutes. It is the preferred document to file with the Office of Retirement Services. Complete it online, save it, print it, then take the printed copy to the court for the judge's signature. Background information, instructions, and examples are provided separately in Domestic Relations Orders: Background and Instructions (R0912HD).
- Eligible Domestic Relations Order (EDRO) (R0259D)
An EDRO is a specific type of court order that provides instructions for dividing a public pension as part of a divorce. It applies only to active and deferred members of a pension system. ORS developed this online fillable form to allow members of the Military Retirement System to create accurate and complete EDROs that can be administered under the retirement statute. It is the preferred document to file with ORS.