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Report a Death

Death of a Member

Notify the NDPERS office immediately of the death of a member. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process. Upon receiving notice, NDPERS will review the NDPERS retirement record and contact your designated beneficiary(ies) or family members.

Death of a Designated Beneficiary

You must update your beneficiary designation by completing a new Designation form.

If you are retired, you may update your tax withholding by visiting PERSLink Member Self Service (MSS) or completing our Tax Withholding Election SFN 51506.

Health, Dental or Vision Insurance

Death of a Member

Notify the NDPERS office of the death of a member. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process. Upon receiving notice, NDPERS will send your family information about your NDPERS benefits.

Death of a Covered Dependent

If you are actively employed, contact your employer or NDPERS. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process.  Upon notice, NDPERS will send you information to update your record.

If you are retired, contact NDPERS. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process.  Upon notice, NDPERS will send you information to update your record.

Life Insurance

Death of a Member

Notify the NDPERS office of the death of a member. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process. Upon receiving notice, NDPERS will send your family information about your NDPERS benefits.

Death of a Covered Dependent

Notify the NDPERS office of the dependent’s death.  A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process.  If a life insurance benefit is applicable, NDPERS will send you the forms to initiate payment of the coverage.

FLEXCOMP

Death of a Member

Notify the NDPERS office of the death of a member. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process. Upon receiving notice, NDPERS will send your family information about your NDPERS benefits.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION

Death of a Member

Notify the NDPERS office of the death of a member. A telephone call will initiate the appropriate process. Upon receiving notice, NDPERS will send your family information about your NDPERS benefits.

You must notify the member’s Deferred Compensation provider directly for information about distribution options.