Q. I’m a FERS employee with 26 years of combined service. I am 49 years old. If my research is correct, I’m eligible for immediate retirement annuities upon separation because I have 25 years of service and the separation would be for nondisciplinary or performance reasons.
Age is at least creditable service is at least
50 20 years
any age 25 years
A. That would be true only if 1) your agency offered you an opportunity to retire early under the Voluntary Early Retirement Authrotity (VERA) or 2) you are a law enforcement office, firefighter or air traffic controller.