Welcome to PERS
The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) proudly serves the state of Mississippi by providing retirement benefits for individuals working in state government, public schools, universities, community colleges, municipalities, counties, the Legislature, highway patrol, and other such public entities. These retirement benefits not only help recruit and retain a strong public workforce in Mississippi, they help stimulate local economies in every county in the state and help reduce the need for social assistance.
Weekly Retirement Processing Update
PERS is working steadily to address its processing backlog of retirement applications. Unfortunately, this has affected those who submitted their 9A SRVC, Pre-Application for Service Retirement Benefits, from March 1 to June 30, 2015.
Retiring through PERS is a two-step process that, under normal circumstances, takes 90 days and begins when an analyst is assigned a member's 9A. All retirement applications are processed in order of the date they are received.
PERS analysts are currently processing retirement applications submitted between April 1 and April 10, 2015.
If you sent in your 9A after this date, your application has not yet been processed. PERS will update this status each week.
Applicants will be added to payroll once they submit their completed Step 2 packet.
New Employer Reporting Tool
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Thank you for visiting us online. Watch this space for important announcements from the Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi.