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Designating Beneficiaries​

Designating your Beneficiary(ies) for Return of Retirement System Contributions and the Death Benefit.

If you have less than 10 years of service
 
If you have less than 10 years of service, you can designate your beneficiary(ies) through ORBIT, our secure website.
 
To change your beneficiary(ies), complete the following steps:
  1. Login to ORBIT at https://orbit.myncretirement.com/orbit/Common/Pages/BPASLogin.aspx 
     
  2. If you have not used ORBIT before, you will need to register by clicking on the Register button on the same page.  To complete the registration, you need to supply your Social Security number, birth date, and zip code.
     
  3. Once logged in, click on the tab “View Account Summary” on the left side of the “Welcome” screen.
     
  4. Click on the link “Change Beneficiary(ies)?” near the bottom of the page.
     
  5. Use the add, edit, and delete features to change your beneficiary(ies). 
     
If you have more than 10 years of service
 
If you have more than 10 years of service, you will need to complete a paper copy of both:
  • Form 2RC – Designating Beneficiary(ies) for Retirement System Contributions and the
  • Form 2DB – Designating Beneficiary(ies) for the Death Benefit. 
Submit your form(s) to the North Carolina Retirement Systems by mail or fax.

Forms Now Available in ORBIT

Visit ORBIT to view all Retirement Division forms (click the Forms link at the top.)  NOTE: Login to ORBIT to access personalized forms.​​

 

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