DRS Checklist to Retirement


    1-2 years Before Retirement

    • Sign up to access your retirement account at www.drs.wa.gov. With online account access, you can view all of your retirement accounts administered by DRS.
    • Review your plan handbook for retirement eligibility rules.
    • Use online account access to verify the accuracy of your service credit. If you find information you think is incorrect, contact DRS.
    • Use the Online Benefit Estimator to estimate your future monthly benefit.
    • If interested, sign up for DCP or another employer-sponsored voluntary retirement plan. You might also consider using a "catch-up" savings option, if your chosen plan offers one.
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