Service Purchase Request for Former Employees

If you want to purchase service credit, you must complete the estimate request below. A service purchase coupon will be emailed to the address you have on file in your online account. Completing a Service Purchase Request does not obligate you to buy service credit.

Important:

A Benefits Counselor will review your request and respond to your email in the order received. You must use the email address that is on file with ERS to receive personal account information. 

If you plan to purchase your service credit through a direct rollover from another qualified retirement plan including Texa$aver, you must call us first to initiate the rollover process.

Please contact ERS to request a service purchase.

Purchase between 1-4 months of service credit after your initial waiting period is over.The cost increases on your birthday and is calculated based on your age and earliest retirement date.

Based on the answers you provided, you are not eligible to purchase this service.

Withdrawn/Refunded ServiceWhen you leave state employment and take a withdrawal of your ERS retirement account money. It becomes withdrawn service credit. If you return to state employment, you may buy back the withdrawn ERS service after a 90-day waiting period and at least six months have passed since the date of your withdrawal.

Based on the answers you provided, you are not eligible to purchase this service. You may buy back withdrawn ERS service after six months have passed since the date of your withdrawal.
Based on the answers you provided, you are not eligible to purchase this service. You must be a contributing member of the ERS system to purchase service credit.

You must purchase all service for which you may be eligible, such as withdrawn ERS service, military service, etc., before you can purchase ASC. Note: This ASC estimate is based on information you provide.The official cost may be different.

Based on the answers you provided, you are not eligible to purchase this service.

Military Service You may purchase up to 60 months of active duty United States military service credit. You must not be eligible for a military retirement based on 20 or more years of active military duty, and your military discharge must not be dishonorable. A copy of your military service record (such as your DD214 or NGB23) will be required.

Based on the answers you provided, you are not eligible to purchase this service.You must not be eligible for a military retirement based on 20 or more years of active military duty or its equivalent.
Based on the answers you provided, you are not eligible to purchase this service.You can not purchase military service if your discharge was dishonorable or a court martial.
A copy of your military service record (such as your DD214 or NGB23) is required. ERS can not begin to process your request until we have received your military service record.