Applying for Retirement
Soon, you will be able to apply and complete the entire retirement process online, from the comfort of your own home, using a safe and secure portal. Below are a few details you should know so that you will be prepared to use the portal once it is launched!
Your application for retirement may be withdrawn up to, but no later than, midnight the day before your retirement effective date. All requests must be in writing and received by LACERS by the deadline.
You may amend your application for retirement 30-60 days from the date on which your retirement application was received. Your retirement effective date and amended date must not have passed and your signed amendment must be received by LACERS no later than midnight the day before your retirement effective date.
If you become disabled while an active Member, you may be eligible for a Disability Retirement. Your disabling condition need not be job-related, but it must prevent you from performing your regular job duties. A Disability Retirement Allowance is generally paid as one-third of your Final Compensation. A Disability Retirement Allowance is not tax-free.