Q&A: Applying for a Railroad Retirement Annuity

Railroad employees considering retirement should familiarize themselves with the Railroad Retirement Board’s (RRB) annuity application process. Being prepared can prevent needless delays and ensure that railroad retirement annuity payments begin as soon as possible after retirement.

Click here to read the questions and answers that describe the annuity application process for railroad employees and their spouses or survivors and provide information related to that process, including the documents applicants need when filing for an annuity.