Retirement Eligibility

Retirement Eligibility for Active Employees

Your eligibility to retire with a State of Texas Retirement annuity and health benefits depends on how long you’ve worked for the state, your age, and when you were hired. See how your years of service, age and start date work together to make you eligible for ERS retirement and health insurance benefits.

Click the link to start answering questions.

1. Type of Retirement
2. Were you hired as an employee before September 1, 2009?
3. Did you leave employment and withdraw your ERS retirement account balance?
4. Did you buy back your withdrawn service credit prior to September 1, 2009?
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