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Managing Your Retirement Account

Our Member Self Service (MSS) site allows you to stay connected by effectively managing your retirement account online and accessing benefit details anytime, anywhere from your computer, a smartphone, or tablet.

Log in to the MSS site with your current User ID and Password or register today. Registration instructions are provided below.

Member Self Service Features

With a few easy steps, members can start the retirement process using Member Self Service. Applying online simplifies what can oftentime feel like an overwhelming process. After completing the online retirement application, additional paperwork will be mailed and must be completed and returned to KRS in a timely manner.

Carefully read the instructions, enter your PIN, and click the Get Started button. Follow the instructions and review all information before proceeding to the next screen. The Upload Document button on each step of the retirement application allows you to upload required documents. 

Once you have completed the online application, the employer will be notified to complete Section H of the application in Employer Self Service. Section H allows the employer to verify wages, sick leave balances, and/or your accumulated compensatory time. Note: Section H is not required for those members that have been separated from an employer at least three months. 

Upload your required documents instantly using this feature. Birth certificates, driver’s licenses, marriage certificates, and other retirement documents may now be submitted to KRS from your mobile device, tablet, or personal computer. To upload documents in Member Self Service, click Documents on the home page after you log in.

View and update your contact information including your mailing address, phone numbers, and email address. It is important that you keep your contact information current. Provide your email address to receive announcements and newsletters. 

​Use real-time data to calculate a retirement estimate.  The benefit estimator displays your first eligible and first unreduced retirement date or you may enter a different retirement/termination date. You can also change your beneficiary, salary, and service information to customize your estimate. Our instruction sheet walks you through the steps to calculate a benefit estimate online.

​Review a cost estimate for service you may be eligible to purchase using real-time data, as well as obtain an estimate of monthly payments using an installment plan. Our instruction sheet walks you through the steps to calculate a service purchase estimate online.

​View your service credit, contributions, and your beneficiary information.

​See an overview of contributions and salaries through the end of the previous fiscal year.

​View or print your Annual Statement, which provides you with a snapshot of your account as of June 30th. 

​Request an account balance letter showing your total service, contributions, and interest.

How to Register for Self Service:

1.  Go to myretirement.ky.gov

2.  Connect to Your Account

If you have not previously registered, click Register. You will need the following information to successfully register for your account:

  • Social Security Number
  • Date of birth
  • Four digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
  • Valid email address

If you do not know your PIN,  you may use the link to request a new one in Step 2 of the registration process.

3.  Create Login Information

You will be asked to create a User ID and Password, which you will use each time you log in to your account. For additional security, you will answer a secret question. This answer will be used if you need to reset your User ID or Password. Creating a strong password is important. Your self-service password:

  • Must be at least 8 characters
  • Is case sensitive
  • Can't contain spaces
  • Must have at least one uppercase letter
  • Must have at least one lowercase letter
  • Must have at least one number
  • Must have one of the following special characters:

             @    #    !    %    $

Once you have completed the registration process, you are ready to manage your retirement account online!

How to Register for Self Service Video

Registering for Self Service Part 2 - Updating Contact Information


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Need Help?

If you have any questions about using the self service site, please call us at (502) 696-8800 or (800) 928-4646.


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