Retirement contributions to the Florida Retirement System [External Link] are provided.
Contributions will be made by both the employer, Palm Beach County, and the employee, effective July 1, 2011. The employee contribution rate will be 3% of their gross earnings. Social Security participation is mandatory.

Information on our retirement plans

FRS Frequently Asked Questions

  • DROP Application Forms:
    • Notice of Election to Participate in the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) and Resignation of Employment

      DP-ELE

    • Application for Service Retirement and the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP)

      DP-11

    • Option Selection for FRS Members

      FRS-11o

  • Regular Retirement Application Forms:
    • Application for Service Retirement

      FR-11

    • Option Selection for FRS Members

      FRS-11o

  • Disability Application Forms:
    • Application for Disability Retirement - Pension Plan Members Only

      FR-13

    • Statement of Disability by Employer

      FR-13a

    • Physician's Report

      FR-13b

    • Option Selection for FRS Members

      FRS-11o

  • Beneficiary Change Forms:
    • Beneficiary Designation Form - Active Members Only

      BEN-001

    • Beneficiary Designation Form (Retired Members or More than One Primary Beneficiary)

      FST-12

  • Direct Deposit & Tax Withholding Forms:
    • Direct Deposit Authorization

      DFS-A1-26R

    • Withholding for Pension Payments

      W-4P

  • Rollover Forms:
    • 2nd Election Retirement Plan Choice Form

      ELE-2

    • "EZ" 2nd Election Retirement Plan Choice Form

      ELE-2-EZ

  • What FRS will accept as proof of age:
    • Birth Verification Form (Request for Proof of Age)

      BVR-1