Buyback Appointment Scheduler

Welcome to the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) Buyback Counseling Appointment Scheduler

SFERS provides Buyback counseling appointments for SFERS members who are eligible to purchase or “buy back” certain eligible periods of service or pay the shortage of contributions in their retirement account by making payments to the Retirement system.

The following SFERS members are eligible to purchase a buyback:

  • Current active SFERS members
  • Former SFERS members who are vested, but not yet receiving pensions
  • Former SFERS members who qualify for reciprocity

In order to set up a Buyback contract, you will need to speak to one of our Member Services counselors. A counseling appointment for the following types of Buybacks can be made with this appointment scheduler:

  • Military Service
  • Redeposit of Contributions for Periods of Prior Membership
  • Prior Service
  • Public Service
  • Shortage
  • Union Representative Service

For a complete description of Buybacks, click on this link – Buyback Brochure (PDF). You will need Acrobat Reader to open the document. You can download the reader free from

Click the link below to proceed to the on-line Buybacks Counseling Appointment Scheduler. After you have scheduled your appointment AND you have special needs, please call SFERS at 415-487-7000 for assistance.

Schedule An Appointment

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  • Health Service System
  • Seal of the City and County of San Francisco
  • CALpers