Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Membership Eligibility
All eligible full-time City employees hired on orafter January 1, 2022, will be participating members of VRS.
NERS members who elected to become members of the Virginia Retirement System during the 2022 calendar year.
Current or previous participants in a VRS Plan and did not withdraw their contributions.
All eligible full-time State employees or constitutional officers participate in VRS.
Deferred members that have left covered employment, but have not withdrawn funds and have service credits in VRS.
VRS Retirees & Beneficiaries
All VRS retirees and beneficiaries entitled to or receiving a VRS retirement benefit.
Vesting: Members become vested after at least five (5) years (60 months) of service credit. Vesting means you are eligible to qualify for a service retirement if you meet the age and service requirements for your plan.