State Police Plan

For PFRS Tier 2, 5 and 6 Members, (Section 381-b)

Becoming Eligible for a Benefit

State Police Plan
For PFRS Tier 2, 5 and 6 Members
(Section 381-b)

Once you meet the minimum service credit requirement, you are vested. This means you have earned the right to receive a retirement benefit, even if you leave public employment.

  • Tier 2 members are vested with five years of service credit.
  • Tier 5 and 6 members are vested with ten years of service credit.

Vesting is automatic; you don’t need to fill out any paperwork or file an application to become vested.