For State and County members, vesting means to qualify for the employer contributions made on
For School and Patrol members, vesting means to qualify for a lifetime monthly retirement benefit
(other eligibility requirements must also be met to receive a lifetime monthly retirement benefit).
All past retirement participation must be in Nebraska Governmental Plans. It is your responsibility to have
the form properly completed and filed.
Examples of Nebraska Governmental Entities
• Nebraska State Agencies
• Nebraska Public Schools
• Nebraska County Agencies
• University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Omaha, & Kearney
• University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
• Nebraska City Agencies
• Wayne State College
• Peru State College
• Behavioral Health Regions
• Date of Hire is the date you commenced working in your new position. If you are with the State
Patrol, this would be your date of graduation from camp. Check FT/PT to indicate full or part time
Sign the form and forward it to NPERS immediately. Your Vesting Credit Application will be considered
filed on time if your completed application is received by NPERS within 180 days of your employment.
There are no exceptions.
If you need assistance, call NPERS at (402) 471-2053 or Toll-Free at 1 (800) 245-5712.