Setup Your Online Account
If you have any questions about setting up your account contact KPERS.
You'll enter your name, date of birth and Social Security number.
You can use any email address.
It'll be your login ID.
You can change it anytime in your account.
Password must contain:
- 12+ characters
- At least 3 of the 4: uppercase letter, lowercase letter, number, special character
Image & Phrase
Select an image and enter a phrase. This will display each time you login.
You'll pick 3 security questions in case you forget your password.
Retirees need to call KPERS before setting up an online account. Even if you had an account set up before you retired.
Update Your Address
You have three options to update your address: online, email or by mail
- Login to your account.
- Click on your retirement plan
(KPERS, KP&F, Judges).
- Click Personal Profile from the left side menu.
- You'll see your current contact info. Enter your new info and click Update.
- A pop-up box will ask if you're sure. Click OK.
- Changes take effect immediately in your online account and your KPERS record.
Change Your Beneficiary
It's important to keep your beneficiaries up to date. You can name more than one and you can name different entities.
- Login to your account.
- Click Beneficiaries, from the left side menu.
- Choose Click here to change your beneficiary in the orange box.
- Click Next to agree that your changes will replace all current designations.
- You'll see your current beneficiaries. If you need to, edit or delete any. To add a new beneficiary, click Add beneficiary. Be sure to click Save before moving on. Repeat these steps if you need to add more than one.
- Click Next to review your designation.
- Complete the signature page and click submit
- A confirmation appears. You can print a copy or save a PDF. KPERS will mail you a confirmation letter.
Change Your Withholding
You control how much tax you have withheld from your benefit payments. You can make changes by sending us a Withholding Certificate by mail. If you have questions, you may contact a tax advisor.
Do you have past public service that is eligible to purchase? Not Sure? Check out the types of service credit you can purchase.
If you haven't decided whether purchasing service is right for you, here are a few pros and cons that could help you decide.
KPERS 3 members, contact KPERS before purchasing service.
|Could increase your retirement benefits||Lower your pay (with payroll deduction)|
|Could you allow you to retire earlier||Usually cost more to purchase service later in your career|
|3 options to pay:
||Limits to what kind and how much service can be purchased|