Survivor annuity


Q. I am my sister’s only surviving relative. I have filled out and submitted the required paperwork to FERS. How long will it be before I receive payment from FERS? I have received payment from the Thrift Savings Plan.

A. Only the Office of Personnel Management can answer your question. Call them at 888-767-6738 or 724-794-2005.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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