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Guide to Filling out SF-3112 for Federal Disability Retirement

Standard Form 3112 is the most vital document for federal employees seeking federal disability retirement. We cannot emphasize strongly enough how important it is to fill out an SF-3112 form correctly. Even simple mistakes can delay or upend your disability retirement application.  Fortunately, we’ve written this guide to help walk you through each part of this form. We’ll discuss the...

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| Read Time: 5 minutes | FERS Disability

Calculating FERS Disability Retirement Pay for Federal Employees

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of two federal government personnel systems. Congress created FERS in 1986 to replace the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), which had been around since 1920. FERS applies to all employees who joined the federal service on and after January 1, 1987. Consequently, almost all federal employees fall under FERS. However, you...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | FERS Disability

How to Apply for FERS Disability Retirement

As a federal employee, you are entitled to certain benefits. The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) provides retirement annuities if you cannot work because of a disability. To qualify, you must have been employed for at least 18 months and submit your application within one year of separation. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will review your application...

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Can I Work While on FERS Disability?

If you are a federal employee, you may be eligible for federal disability benefits if you have a physical or mental disability that prevents you from being “useful and efficient” in your current job position. The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) supports federal disabled workers who are unable to perform their job efficiently. FERS Disability Requirements & Benefits The...

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