Newly retired SCERS members may experience delays receiving their
first pension check.
SCERS is currently averaging more than two months to process
retirement applications from the date of retirement to the first
payment. New retirees should be prepared to wait 75 days for the
first payment, and it may take longer under certain
Once the first payment is made, retirees can expect regular
payments each month without interruption.
We are sorry for this inconvenience and recognize the hardship it
can cause our members.