myCalPERS Technical Requirements

Employment Certification Functionality

Employers can now use myCalPERS to submit electronic employment certifications for service credit purchase requests and employment information requests for membership reviews. Refer to Circular Letter 200-042-20 for more information.

View the Circular Letter (PDF)


  • Log in to myCalPERS to access the file readiness test environment.
  • Our technical resources consist of documents and tools needed to develop XML files for reporting.
  • To conduct business through myCalPERS, your organization must designate a system access administrator to assign and reset usernames and passwords, change access roles, and lock rights to the system.
  • We help you learn to use myCalPERS through Employer Training Classes.
  • Within myCalPERS, you can use the Cognos application to query your agency's data and generate reports.