Retirement Application

Applying for retirement is a process, and the process begins by completing the Retirement Application Packet. Download and read this Retirement Application carefully and complete all necessary forms. An incomplete form will delay the processing of your retirement benefit.

Members are strongly encouraged to submit all forms and information by fax 312.641.7185 or email a .pdf  or .jpg file to Electronic submission is the best way to ensure delivery during this time as U.S. Mail processing may be delayed.

CTPF offers retirement webinars in February and March. These webinars provide retirement information, including a general overview of the CTPF and CPS retirement processes. The 2024 Retirement Webinars were held at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2024, and Tuesday, March 26, 2024. View the Retirement Webinar presentation and recording at

For more information about applying for retirement, see the Retirement Application or contact Member Services, 312.641.4464, to schedule an individual benefits consultation.