Join MAR

Join the Maine Association of Retirees.Anyone receiving a benefit from the Maine Public Employees Retirement System is eligible for membership in MAR. This includes former State, Educators, and Participating Local District employees.

Joining MAR is easy! Just fill out the application (include link) and indicate your method of payment. There are two ways to pay: Monthly deductions from Maine PERS pension ($2/ month) or yearly at $25 per year

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Note: If you are the spouse or beneficiary and you wish to deduct your dues from your pension allowance, please have handy the Social Security Number of the primary benefit earner before you begin this application process.

If you prefer, you may download and print the membership application form (pdf) complete and mail it to us, or fill out and submit the form below.

    Gender(required)
    MaleFemale


    Who earned this retirement benefit? (required)
    YourselfSpouseOther

    If you did not earn this pension, are you a beneficiary of the person who did? (required)
    YesNo

    Additional Elective Information

    In order to serve you well, the following information would be helpful. This information is OPTIONAL. All of the information you provide to MAR is confidential.

    VeteranSocial Security RecipientMedicare Recipient

    Payment Method

    Membership in the Maine Association of Retirees (MAR) is entirely voluntary and you may terminate your membership by notifying MAR before the 10th of any given month.

    Automatic Monthly Deduction

    I hereby authorize the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MePERS) to deduct $2.00 per month from my pension allowance. You will be asked to contact MAR to provide your Social Security number or, if a beneficiary, your Social Security number and the Social Security number of the person who earned your pension allowance.

    MAR does not release any of your information without your expressed permission.

    Monthly Deduction Details

    Your Social Security Number is required by the Maine Public Employees Retirement System(MPERS) to deduct your dues from your pension allowance. For security reasons, we do not provide means to transmit Social Security Number over the internet.

    Please call MAR during business hours at 207-582-1960 or toll free at 1-800-535-6555 to complete the application process.

    By clicking "Submit" I hereby authorize the Maine Public Employees Retirement System(MPERS) to deduct from my pension allowance the amount of $2.00 per month. I understand that membership in the Maine Association of Retirees(MAR) is entirely voluntary, and that I may terminate my membership by notifying MAR before the 10th of any given month.

    Yearly / Annual Payment

    You may choose to pay a yearly membership of $25.00. Annual membership dues are not pro-rated. Each year you will receive a letter stating MAR membership is due.

    The dues and contributions to Maine Association of Retirees are not tax deductible as charitable contributions.However, they may be deductible under other provisions of the INternal Revenue Code; please consult your tax accountant