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My Pension Check

With direct deposit, your retirement payment is automatically deposited into your designated bank account on the last business day of each month. An Advice of Deposit or, if you do not have direct deposit, your pension check, is mailed on that date.

Benefit Verification Letter

Retirees can request a Benefit Verification Letter by contacting SCERA. The letter will be prepared within 48 hours and mailed to the address on file. Please plan your request accordingly to allow for this required processing time.

Direct Deposit

If you are changing to a new bank account, you can submit the change by logging into your MySCERA account. You may also complete a new Direct Deposit Authorization form. Please attach a voided check or a letter from your bank. The letter must include the bank routing number and your account number. SCERA must receive your new completed form by the 15 thof the month for the change to be effective the month-end following receipt. If your form is received later than the 15 thof the month, the change will be effective for the following month-end payment.

Address Change

If you move, temporarily or permanently, please update your address by logging into your MySCERA account. You may also complete a new Address Change form. SCERA must receive your new completed form by the 15 th of the month for the change to be effective the month-end following receipt. If your form is received later than the 15 th of the month, the change will be effective for the following month-end payment. 

Pay Dates

  • January 31, 2022
  • February 28, 2022
  • March 30, 2022
  • April 29, 2022
  • May 31, 2022
  • June 30, 2022
  • July 29, 2022
  • August 31, 2022
  • September 30, 2022
  • October 31, 2022
  • November 30, 2022
  • December 30, 2022