VERA eligibility


Q. If your organization removes your position from the TDA and you are under FERS, can you be offered Voluntary Early Retirement Authority with 11 years at 51 years of age?

A. No. A VERA can only be offered to someone who is at least age 50 with at least 20 years of service or at any age with 25.


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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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