Defense Finance & Accounting Service announces new address for retirees, annuitants

INDIANAPOLIS (March 7, 2017) – Military retirees and annuitants corresponding with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) will use a new address beginning May 1. The old addresses in London, Ky., have been used for years but are being discontinued and will be replaced by addresses in Indianapolis to help speed up receipt and customer service. The new mailing addresses (beginning May 1) will be:


Retired Pay correspondence:
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
U.S. Military Retired Pay
8899 E 56th Street
Indianapolis IN 46249-1200


Annuitant Pay correspondence:
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
U.S. Military Annuitant Pay
8899 E 56th Street
Indianapolis IN 46249-1300

Mail received at the old mailing addresses after May 1 will be forwarded to the new address. Current phone
and fax numbers are not changing.
Military retirees and annuitants can use the mailing address to submit any of the following information:
? Written requests for 1099R Forms (Retiree tax statement)
? Change Survivor benefit Plan information
? Correct a 1099R (Retiree Tax Statement)
? Establish a Retired Pay account
? Manage Arrears of Pay (AOP) Beneficiary designation
? Manage allotments
? Report a retiree’s death
? Report a Survivor Benefit Plan beneficiary’s death
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? Submit a retiree or annuitant change of address
? Start/change Direct Deposit
? Start international Direct Deposit enrollment
Use of the new addresses before 5/1 or use of the old addresses after 5/1 may add three to five days of processing time to requests. The DFAS website provides information and links to any additional paperwork that might need to be submitted. The website also provides additional ways to contact Retired and Annuitant Pay including self-service options or by phone ( 1-800-321-1080).

Media Points of Contact
Steve Burghardt (
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Corporate Communications
About DFAS
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service provides responsive, professional finance and accounting services
to the men and women who defend America. DFAS pays about 6.4 million people and in FY 2016 made 122.4
million pay transactions, 5.8 million travel payments, paid 11.7 million commercial invoices, made $534.5
billion in disbursements to pay recipients, and managed $899 billion in military retirement and health benefits
funds. For more about DFAS visit