Death Benefits

We understand how difficult it is to deal with the death of a loved one. We also understand how important it is to make sure you understand what benefits are payable, and who the beneficiary may be. CalPERS wants to make this process as easy and convenient as possible.

Death Benefit Overview

Review information on available benefits and eligibility.

Applying for Death Benefits

This information can assist you in applying for benefits.

Beneficiary Information

Find other important information for beneficiaries.

FAQs - Death Benefits

Find answers to your most frequently asked questions on this page.

Judges & Legislators Death Benefits

Find death benefit information for members of the Judges' Retirement System, the Judges' Retirement System II and the Legislators' Retirement System.

Dated: 01-29-2014