Disability Benefit Application Packet Information

This page lists the necessary forms and information regarding applying for a disability benefit. Submission of all packet documentation is essential in processing your disability benefit application.

More information regarding the disability program can be found on the Disability Benefits home page or in the Disability Benefits leaflet.

Disability Benefit Application Packet

Disability Benefit Application (DR-1)

This is the application to apply for a disability benefit

Report of Physician (DR-APS)

This form is to be completed by the applicant's physician. The physician completing this form must be a MD or DO.

Proof of Date of Birth (F-6)

The form below provides documents that will be acceptable for proof of a member's date of birth.

Designation of Beneficiary for Lump Sum Death Benefit for Traditional Pension Plan (DBO-3T)

This form is used to designate a beneficiary. Designation of Beneficiary for Lump Sum Death Benefit for Traditional Pension Plan

Report of Employer for Disability Benefit Applicant (DR-4)

Upon receipt of a member's disability benefit application, a Report of Employer for Disability Benefit Applicant will be sent by OPERS, to the member's last public employer for completion.

Obtaining a Disability Application Packet

If you would like to be mailed the Disability Benefit Application Packet, you can order it on the Forms & Documents page. Search for 'Disability Benefit Application Packet', select 'order' and fill out the form at the bottom of the page.