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Types of Retirement – Learn about the age, service requirements and considerations affecting the various types of retirement. Deferred – If you are a former Federal employee who was covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), you may be eligible for a deferred annuity at age 62 or the Minimum Retirement Age (MRA).


Under FERS, an employee who meets one of the following age and service requirements is entitled to an immediate retirement benefit: age 62 with five years of service, 60 with 20, minimum retirement age (MRA) with 30 or MRA with 10 (but with reduced benefits).


Under the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), there is an option where federal employees can retire at their minimum retirement age (MRA) with as little as 10 years of service.


The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) has a minimum retirement age that is less than 65. This minimum retirement age establishes the youngest age at which a federal employee can retire.


Updated 2/4/2019. The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) became effective January 1, 1987. All Federal civilian employees hired after this date are covered under FERS. FERS retirement eligibility is based on years of service and minimum retirement age (MRA).


FERS MRA (Minimum Retirement Age) September 11, 2007 - By Scott Thompson The FERS MRA (Minimum Retirement Age) is the earliest age in which you can retire without an age reduction penalty if you have at least 30 years of service.


The age reduction applies to both the Civil Service Retirement System and the Federal Employees Retirement System components of your annuity, if you transferred to FERS and part of your annuity is computed under the CSRS provision.


Examples of FERS MRA. Once you know your MRA, then you’ll want to determine the day your reach your MRA. Let’s look at a few examples. If you were born on 6/1/1965, your FERS MRA is age 56 and 2 months.


Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) The basic benefit under FERS is calculated using a less generous formula than that under CSRS: 1 percent of high-3 per year of service; 1.1 percent if retiring after age 62 with at least 20 years of service.


Retirement Age Calculator. The Full Retirement Age Is Increasing. Full retirement age (also called "normal retirement age") had been 65 for many years. However, beginning with people born in 1938 or later, that age gradually increases until it reaches 67 for people born after 1959.