Retirement Systems

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM M-F/ Closed between 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM M-F / Walk-ins 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM M-F
703-279-8200 TTY 711
12015 Route 50 - Suite 350 - Fairfax, VA 22033
Jeff Weiler
Executive Director

How do I start the Retirement Process?

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The Application Process for Retirement from Fairfax County involves completion of a "Retirement Packet". If you are within 6 months of your requested retirement date or DROP entry date, please call the Retirement Systems at 703-279-8200 to request a complete packet of retirement application forms.

This process includes the following applications you could choose to make:

  • Normal Retirement
  • Early Retirement
  • Disability Retirement
  • DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program) Entry
  • Deferred Vested Retirement

Your Retirement Counselor will need answers to specific questions to ensure you receive the appropriate packet of forms.

  • Have you received a Benefit Estimate from this office in the past 6 months?
  • Have your submitted a Benefit Estimate Request Form?
  • Have you made the decision to retire, not enter DROP?
  • What is your requested Retirement Date?
  • Normal, Early, or Disability retirement or DROP entry?
  • What is your current health coverage and plan for coverage in retirement?
  • What is your current dental coverage and plan for coverage in retirement?



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