Dates And Deadlines
Retirement Deadline Schedule
All OPERS retirement dates fall on the first day of month. There is a 60-day deadline to apply for retirement. This means your Retirement Application must be completed and signed by both you and your retirement coordinator and received in the OPERS office in Oklahoma City no later than 60 days before your retirement date. You do not have to wait until the deadline to submit your paperwork. If possible, allow extra time as errors will need to be corrected to meet the deadline. We cannot accept applications more than six months in advance of your retirement date.
Your first two months of benefit payments will be deposited on the last working day of the second month of your retirement. You can find detailed timeline information and frequently asked questions on the Retirement Process page. The table below provides deadlines and first payment dates for upcoming retirement dates.
|RETIREMENT DATE||APPLICATION DEADLINE||PAYMENT DATE|
|May 1, 2020||March 2, 2020||June 30, 2020|
|June 1, 2020||April 2, 2020||July 31, 2020|
|July 1, 2020||May 4, 2020||August 31, 2020|
|August 1, 2020||June 2, 2020||September 30, 2020|
|September 1, 2020||July 6, 2020||October 30, 2020|
|October 1, 2020||August 3, 2020||November 30, 2020|
|November 1, 2020||September 2, 2020||December 31, 2020|
|December 1, 2020||October 2, 2020||January 29, 2021|
|January 1, 2021||November 2, 2020||February 26, 2021|