APERS strongly encourages our members to register for the Member Self Service (MSS).  Many of the more common retirement related tasks that members need to do can now be done online from the comfort and safety of your own home.  

The new APERS Member Self-Service Portal (MSS) allows you to take control of your retirement account.  You can view your current status, check your service credit, send and receive secure messages, add or change beneficiaries, generate benefit estimates, apply for retirement benefits, and much, much more.  But first, you have to register your account.

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"Service” is one of the most important terms in APERS’ retirement plan. Service is used to determine retirement eligibility as well as the amount of the benefit you will receive.  Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most complicated and misunderstood terms we use.

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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 participating employer.