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Survivor Benefit Forms

Forms may be downloaded by clicking the download links below. To request hardcopy forms, please send an email request via the link in the “Request form via email” column next to the form name. For all other inquiries, please contact MainePERS directly. 

To use these forms you will need Adobe Reader®.  If you don’t have Reader, you can get it free by clicking the Adobe link above. For information on completing forms with Reader® click here.

Forms cannot be saved or altered.

New: A number of forms are now also available for completion online with your digital signature. We refer to these forms as “Digital Signature Forms.” You do not need to print paper to fill out and submit “Digital Signature Forms.” You will have an option to save an electronic copy of any form you opt to fill out electronically and sign digitally.

The Digital Signature Forms are being made available through “Carahsoft OBO Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS)” using the DocuSign Platform.

Click here for more information on digital signatures

Digital Signature:

  • A digital signature means a computer-created electronic signature that is:
  • unique to the person using it;
  • intended by the person using it to have the same force and effect as the use of a manual signature;
  • capable of verification;
  • under the sole control of the person using it; and
  • linked to data in such a manner that it is invalidated if changes are made to the data.

Digital signatures require creation by specialized software platforms.

Form NumberForm NameDownload form as PDFRequest form via emailDigital Signature Forms
CL-0065Survivor Benefits Recipient's CertificationDownload CL-0065Request CL-0065
CL-0720Designation of Option One Beneficiary
(NOTE: This form should be used ONLY if you are retired under option 1)
Download CL-0720

Request CL-0720
CL-0722Pension Beneficiary Designation for Pre-Retirement Death Benefits
(Individuals completing this form might also consider completing the Designation of Beneficiary Group Life Insurance form.)
Download CL-0722Request CL-0722Download DocuSign Form CL-0722
CL-0722AInformation Regarding Pension Beneficiary Designation for Pre-Retirement Death BenefitsDownload CL-0722ARequest CL-0722A
CL-0888Consent Form Designating Authorized RepresentativesDownload CL-0888Request CL-0888
GI-0912Designation of Beneficiary - Group Life Insurance
(Individuals completing this form might also consider completing the Pension Beneficiary Designation for Pre-Retirement Death Benefits form.)
Download GI-0912Request GI-0912Download DocuSign Form GI-0912