Information and Resources

Forms and Guides

Discover the full suite of online and printable forms, guides, and publications to
help you learn more about and manage your account.

Online forms

Most of the forms you will need to manage your retirement can be found online by logging in to your RetireReadyTN dashboard or your TCRS self-service account. Additional forms and guides can be found below.

Log in to your 401(k)/457 accounts Log in to TCRS Self-Service

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TCRS Self-Service

Logging into Self-Service is the fastest way to manage your TCRS account!

  • View your account details
  • Update your contact information
  • Update your beneficiaries
  • Apply for retirement online
  • Make requests to TCRS
  • Check the status of your requests

Login to TCRS Self-Service

401(k)/457 Resource Guides
Account Maintenance
Active Member Resource Guides
Establishing Prior Service to TCRS
Optional Retirement Program (ORP)
Planning for Retirement
Public Safety Officer Resources
Retiree Account Maintenance
Returning to Work after Retirement
TCRS Account Refunds

Disability Retirement

A Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) member who is not eligible for service retirement, but who can no longer engage in any type of substantial gainful employment due to a total and permanent medically determinable disability, may be entitled to disability benefits. The TCRS Disability Retirement Checklist can assist you in navigating the application process.

Download the TCRS Disability Retirement Checklist

Download Forms to be Completed

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Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO)

For TCRS members whose divorce decree or separation agreement awards a share of the TCRS pension benefit, TCRS is now accepting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO) dated on or after July 1, 2016, that are submitted in accordance with TCRS Rules and using the prescribed form provided below. A certified copy of the completed QDRO form entered by the court is necessary in order for TCRS to recognize and award a portion of a member’s pension benefit to a member’s former spouse.

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Request a Benefit Estimate

To request an Estimate of Benefits for TCRS, simply call us at 800-922-7772. 

Ready to Retire? Apply online!

Congratulations on reaching this important milestone! Now, enjoy the convenience of applying for TCRS retirement benefits, right from your computer!

If you are ready to file your application for retirement benefits from TCRS, simply log into your account and then click Online Retirement Application to get started. A handy guide is available below. Once you have submitted your application, you can see the status in real time! Online Retirement is Easy, Efficient, and Effective!

View Prepare to Complete a Retirement Application Log in to apply for retirement online

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Contact Us

Have questions about your retirement account? We're here to help!

(800) 922-7772 (Main line)

(800) 345-1833 (TDD)

Mailing Address

Andrew Jackson Building, 15th Floor
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-0201

Deferred Compensation Program
Empower Retirement
PO Box 173764
Denver, CO 80217-3764