This page provides an overview of disability forms and training documents to help members and employers understand the process and what information is needed to apply for disability benefits.
Disability Income Plan of North Carolina Benefits HandbookThe Disability Income Plan of North Carolina (DIPNC) benefits handbook provides TSERS and ORP members with a description of the benefits available under DIPNC. It includes DIPNC eligibility requirements and examples of how DIPNC benefits are calculated. This handbook also includes a section describing how to apply for DIPNC benefits.
Frequently Asked Questions
Disability Income Plan of North Carolina Overview for TSERS MembersOverview of short-term, extended short-term and long-term disability benefits for permanent employees who are members of the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System.
Training and Education Modules for Employers
Quick Reference Documents
Disability Process Checklist
To help guide you through the process, the following is a checklist of required forms listed in the order that they must be submitted. All forms are available in ORBIT.
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.
NC Open Book