Welcome, new IMRF Authorized Agent!

for IMRF Employers
Authorized Agent Webinar

As an IMRF Authorized Agent, you serve as an essential link between your employer, your IMRF members, and IMRF.

Below you will find many of the resources you’ll need to perform common Authorized Agent tasks.

Employer Access

Employer Access is the secure area of IMRF’s website where you will manage most of your essential administrative tasks. With your Employer Access account, you can report wages, enroll and manage members, view and upload member and employer documents, and much more.


Access your account here.

Workshops

IMRF offers a variety of workshops on topics of interest:

Employer tasks and forms

This area of IMRF’s website has information about an Authorized Agent’s most common tasks. Start by clicking Employer Tasks and Forms from the Employers menu.

AA Landing Page - Employer Tasks

Two of the items in the submenu may be of particular use:

Authorized Agent manual

The Authorized Agent manual serves as a guide for Authorized Agents and other employees involved in the local administration of the Regular and Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Personnel (SLEP) plans. You can use it to view sample filled-in forms to help you file complete and accurate reports.


The manual explains the:

  1. Rules for determining IMRF qualified positions (which employees should be enrolled in IMRF)
  2. Requirements for making claims for benefits (the forms and documents a member needs to apply for a benefit)
  3. Procedures for filing reports of earnings and contributions (how you would submit members’ wages and contributions to IMRF)

Employer Digest

The monthly Employer Digest newsletter is sent to all Authorized Agents.

Employer Digest

Voluntary Additional Contributions plan

IMRF’s Voluntary Additional Contributions plan can help members save additional money for retirement (pdf file).

Working after retirement

Important return to work rules explain what you need to know if you are considering hiring an IMRF retiree. Members can face serious financial consequences if they don’t follow the laws that apply to receiving a public pension while working for a public sector employer.

IMRF-endorsed insurance plans

To give members access to insurance plans with discounted group rates, IMRF works with insurance consultants. An IMRF-endorsed insurance plan is a plan offered by an insurance consultant that has been reviewed and approved by IMRF’s Board of Trustees.

The Field Representative map

IMRF Field Representatives work with employers and members to assist them with IMRF related questions. IMRF Field Representatives also conduct employer workshops, member workshops, and other informational presentations. The Field Representative map shows you who your Field Representative is.