This page will help you understand the necessary steps to make changes to your personal information.
Whether you are changing your name, changing your address, entering into a marriage, domestic partnership, getting a divorce, or/adding a dependent, all situations may present employees with changes that need to be made.
Legally changing your name requires that you complete local and federal government forms before making changes to your personal information. You agency cannot change your name in the payroll system unless you have already changed your name with the Social Security Administration. You must promptly correct your records to ensure correct federal tax reporting, prompt tax refunds, and proper crediting of your wage to your Social Security account.
Changes made to a dependent requires that they be changed within 60 days from the date of the qualifying event (marriage, divorce, birth, adoption, etc.). Your decision may depend on what other health insurance coverage your family has. To add or remove a dependent to your health insurance plan:
If you have any questions about eligibility, or about the process of adding a dependent to your health insurance coverage, contact the Health Care Authority.
Complete the Beneficiary Designation Form and return directly to Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS). If you have questions regarding this process, please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at (800) 547-6657.