UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
OMB NO. 3220-0005
Section 1 – Identifying Information
Notice of Retirement and
Service Needed for Eligibility
1. Social Security No.
2. Name of Employee
3. Railroad Name and Address
4. BA No.
5. Payroll Number
6. Job Title
7. Work Location
8. Dept. or Div.
9. RRB Filing Date
11. Date Rights
12. Date Released
10. Date Last Worked or
Paid for Time Lost
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice
The Railroad Retirement Board's (RRB) authority for requesting this information is Section 7(b)(6) of the Railroad Retirement Act
(RRA) (45 U.S.C. 231f(b)(6)). The information requested is used by the RRB to determine your employee’s eligibility for a retirement
annuity under Section 2 of the RRA (45 U.S.C. Sec. 231a.)
We estimate this form takes an average of 5 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing the instructions, getting the
needed data, and reviewing the completed form. Federal agencies may not conduct or sponsor, and respondents are not required to
respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB number. If you wish, send any comments regarding the
accuracy of our estimates or any other aspect of this form, including suggestions for reducing the completion time, to the Associate
Chief Information Officer for Policy and Compliance, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611-1275.
Section 2 - Employer Instructions
This employee filed an application for an annuity and has informed the RRB that (s)he relinquished employment rights (if applicable)
and stopped working on the date shown in Item 10.
Complete Item 13 below only if the date in Item 10 differs from the date on your records.
Always complete Items 14 and 16.
Fax this form to (312) 751-7192 or mail it to the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board, Retirement and Survivor Benefits Division –
Retirement Initial Section, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago IL 60611-1275, within 10 days of the date released by the RRB.
The employee cannot be awarded an annuity until we receive this information.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This employee’s service months and compensation must also be included on your Form BA-3, Annual Report
of Creditable Compensation. If you have any questions, refer to the “Reporting Instructions to Employers” or telephone the Quality
Reporting Service Center at (312) 751-4992.
13. Date Last Worked or Paid for Time Lost on Your Records
14. Indicate with an “X,” months the employee had service. The “Current Year” refers to the year shown in Item 10. “Prior Year” is
the year before. If this form will be submitted before your annual report for the prior year, complete items about the prior year
as well. Do not report service months after the date in Item 11.
Section 3 - Employer Certification
16. I understand that civil and criminal penalties can be imposed against me for false or fraudulent statements or for withholding
information to misrepresent a fact material to determining a right to payment under the Railroad Retirement Act. I certify that, to
the best of my knowledge, the information which I have given is true, complete, and correct.
Signature of Certifying Officer
Title of Certifying Officer
NOTE: IF EMPLOYEE RETURNS TO COMPENSATED SERVICE NOTIFY THE RRB IMMEDIATELY.
Form G-88A.2 (01-19)
|File Title||G-88A2 (01-19)|
|Subject||Form Approved OMB No. 3220-0005|
|Author||U.S. Railroad Retirement Board|