Becoming a Participating Public Employer 

Most public entities are eligible to join APERS. If your agency would like to explore this option, please submit the form below so that we can determine your eligibility. For more information about becoming a participating public employer, click here to download a PDF copy of the APERS Employer Enrollment Packet.

If your public entity is interested in joining APERS as a participating public employer, complete and submit the Employer Eligibility Request below so we can confirm your eligibility. Please note that the online form must be certified and submitted by someone authorized by the entity to request enrollment in the system.

Employer Eligibility Request

If you are an authorized representative of a public entity interested in becoming a participating public employer, complete and submit the form below so we can confirm your eligibility.

1. Contact Information

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2. Type of Eligible Entity

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3. Number of Employees

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4. Retirement Plan

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5. Employer Certification

I acknowledge that by pressing the "Submit" button below I am certifying the following: (1) I am authorized by the entity named above to request enrollment in the system; (2) I have read the information in this section of the website on employer eligibility and responsibilities; and (3) I understand that employers must provide documentation to verify their eligibility.
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Arkansas public employees retirement system

Here you will find information based on your role in our system, whether you are an active member, near retirement, a retired member or an APERS particpating employer.