my|CalPERS is your gateway to conduct business electronically with CalPERS and access real-time details about your CalPERS account.

Register for my|CalPERS

Members: To register for a my|CalPERS account, follow these steps:

  1. On the Pre-Log In page, select Participant and Continue.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-log in page prompting you to select the appropriate type: Participant or Business Partner.
  2. Select Register now.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page prompting users new to my|CalPERS to register now.
  3. Accept the terms and conditions under the security agreement.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page button prompting you to accept the terms and conditions under the security agreement
  4. Identify yourself by providing your name, date of birth, last four digits of your Social Security number, or your CalPERS Identification number.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page required field to enter your first name. Warning below field warns against including your middle name or initial.
  5. Answer a set of questions about your CalPERS account to verify your identity.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page asking you to verify your identity as question 1 of 3, by choosing the option that best answers the statement below (not shown).
  6. Create a username and password and enter your email address.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page required password field. Your password must be at least 8 characters, with no spaces, and is case sensitive.
  7. Choose a personal security image and message.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page showing various personal security images you can choose from, such as dolphins, two people fishing, a bald eagle, etc.
  8. Choose your security questions and answers. It's important to choose questions and answers you will remember.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS pre-login page showing the required field labeled Question 1.
  9. Log in to my|CalPERS.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS login page that welcomes the user and prompts them to log in by entering their username in the required field and select the continue button.


Judges: Not all self-service features in my|CalPERS are available for members of the Judges' Retirement Systems (JRS). For assistance with your retirement questions, call JRS at (916) 795-3688.

Recover Your Username or Password

Already have an account and can't remember your log in?

  1. Select Forgot your Username?
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS login page showing the Forgot your Username link next the Username form field.
  2. Identify yourself by providing your name, date of birth, last four digits of your Social Security number, or your CalPERS Identification number.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS username recovery page. Two required form fields are shown: First Name and Last Name. The First Name form field warns users not to include a middle name or initial. The Last Name form field warns users not to include a suffix such as Jr., Sr., I, II, etc.
  3. Select how you want to recover your username. You can choose to answer your security questions or have a temporary passcode sent to your email address or mobile number on record. Once you enter your temporary passcode, your username will appear.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS username recovery page. Users are asked how they would like to recover their username and are presented two choices for receiving a passcode: By Email or By Phone.
  1. Enter your Username and select Continue.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS login page showing the required Username form field and a button below that says Continue.
  2. Select Forgot your Password?
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS login page showing the Forgot your Password link next the Password form field.
  3. Identify yourself by providing your name, date of birth, last four digits of your Social Security number, or your CalPERS Identification number.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS password recovery page. Two required form fields are shown: First Name and Last Name. The First Name form field warns users not to include a middle name or initial. The Last Name form field warns users not to include a suffix such as Jr., Sr., I, II, etc.
  4. Select how you want to reset your password. You can choose to reset your password by answering your security questions or by having a temporary passcode sent to your email address or mobile number on record. Once you enter the temporary passcode, you can create a new password.
    Screenshot of the myCalPERS password recovery page. Users are asked how they would like to reset their password and are presented two choices for receiving a passcode: By Email or By Phone.


If you exceed the allowed number of attempts to validate your identity, your account will be locked to protect your security. To unlock your account, contact us at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377).

Are You In?

Explore Your Benefits With my|CalPERS

Use my|CalPERS to access health information, plan for retirement, conduct business with CalPERS online, and effortlessly enroll in educational offerings or schedule appointments.

my|CalPERS allows you to receive health information in a confidential and secure method. When enrolled in CalPERS health coverage, you have 24/7 access to:

  • Access current and historical Health Plan Statements.
  • Confirm current health coverage information in your Health Plan Summary.
  • Find what health plans are available in your area.
  • Research monthly premiums of medical plans with the Search Health Plans tool.
  • Verify which dependents are covered on your current health plan.
  • View Open Enrollment information updates.

Retirees can also:

  • Make health plan changes during Open Enrollment.
  • Change health dependents year-round.

my|CalPERS provides resources to help with your plan for retirement. From your account, you can:

  • Apply for service retirement online, or save and print the information.
  • Download Annual Member Statements.
  • Estimate future retirement benefits and save them to view at a later date.
  • Register for online and instructor-led classes.
  • Register for a CalPERS Benefits Education Event (CBEE).
  • Schedule appointments at one of our eight Regional Offices throughout the state.

With your my|CalPERS account, it's quick and convenient to do business with CalPERS. Log in to:

  • Order and download publications.
  • Select mailing preferences for your statements and newsletters.
  • Send and receive secure messages.
  • Transmit account information to third parties, such as banks.
  • View your contact information.

Retirees can also:

  • Modify payment methods.
  • Update contact information.
  • Update federal or California state tax withholding amounts.
  • View tax and benefit statements.

Your CalPERS ID

Each CalPERS member is assigned a unique 10-digit identifier, which we refer to as the CalPERS Identification Number (CalPERS ID).

You can use your CalPERS ID as an alternative to your Social Security number when conducting any CalPERS business.

Your CalPERS ID will always remain the same, even if you retire or go to work for another employer.

Ways to find your CalPERS ID include:

  • Log in to my|CalPERS, select the Profile tab and then select Personal Information.
  • Refer to any correspondence from CalPERS, such as your Annual Member Statement.
  • Speak with us by calling 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377) or TTY (877) 249-7442.

Employer Marketing Kit

Use the Employer Marketing Kit to educate your employees on the features and benefits of using my|CalPERS.

Send this email content with information about my|CalPERS features to your employees.

Are You In? Explore Your Benefits With my|CalPERS

CalPERS has made it easy for you to plan for retirement, manage your accounts, and conduct business safely, securely, and reliably using my|CalPERS.

  • Do you need help planning for retirement? Use my|CalPERS to schedule a one-on-one appointment with a representative at your local CalPERS Regional Office.
  • Want to learn more about your benefits? Log in to register for our free online and instructor-led classes.
  • Want to change your mailing preferences? Use my|CalPERS to select whether you would like to view statements and newsletters online or receive them by U.S. mail.

See what my|CalPERS can do for you. Visit the CalPERS website or log in to my|CalPERS.

Promote my|CalPERS on Your Website and Intranet

  • Select a CalPERS-approved banner ad from below.
  • Save and place the banner ad on your web page. Do not alter the image in any way.
    • If you use the my|CalPERS banner ad, embed a hyperlink on the banner ad image to my|CalPERS. On the hyperlink, include the alt tag "Log in to my|CalPERS."
    • If you select one of the "my|CalPERS Are you in?" banner ads, embed a hyperlink on the banner ad image to Using my|CalPERS. On the hyperlink, include the alt tag "my|CalPERS Are you in?"
  • If you use the image on your public website, contact us with a link to the page so we can review it.

Contact Us

If you have questions or require additional information on our banner ad usage requirements, contact CalPERS Office of Public Affairs, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We're closed on state and federal holidays.

CalPERS Office of Public Affairs
Lincoln Plaza North
400 Q Street, Room 4340
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 795-3991

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