Register with the AFTRA Retirement Fund

If you're a performer who does AFTRA-covered work, register with the AFTRA Retirement Fund today.  Registering is free, and it's to your benefit. By completing and submitting your Performer Registration Form online, you allow the AFTRA Retirement Fund to track your AFTRA-covered earnings and employer contributions made on your behalf. We use this information to notify you when you qualify for benefits. For additional information about registration, refer to our brochure, Registering with the AFTRA Retirement Fund: Your First Step Toward Benefits.

If you would rather use the paper version of your Performer Registration Form, your completed form may be faxed to the AFTRA Retirement Plan at (212) 499-4925, emailed to or mailed to the address listed below:

AFTRA Retirement Fund
Attention: Operations Department
261 Madison Avenue, 7th floor
New York, NY 10016-2309

You also will receive annual earnings statements from the AFTRA Retirement Fund. Remember that if you don't register, you will not be able to take advantage of pension benefits for which you otherwise may qualify.  

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  • 2023 Earnings Statements Issued

    May 15, 2024, 11:58 AM by sh
    Summary: Performers are encouraged to review and verify the accuracy of information on their Earnings Statement upon receiving the statement in the mail. Review your earnings information online via the participant portal.
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  • The first pension payment of the New Year will arrive by direct deposit on Jan. 2, 2024

    Dec 22, 2023, 12:07 PM by sh
    Summary: The AFTRA Retirement Fund will be distributing the first benefit payment of the 2024 calendar year on Jan. 1, 2024, to ensure that the payment is applied toward your 2024 earnings. However, because of the New Year’s holiday, payments will be posted by the financial institution on Jan. 2, 2024.
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