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Social Security

As a public employee in Virginia, you qualify for Social Security benefits in addition to VRS benefits when you retire. The following chart shows the ages at which retirees are eligible to receive full Social Security retirement:

Social Security Eligibility
Birth Year Age to Receive Full Social Security Benefit
1937 or earlier 65
1938 65 + 2 months
1939 65 + 4 months
1940 65 + 6 months
1941 65 + 8 months
1942 65 + 10 months
1943 - 1954 66
1955 66 + 2 months
1956 66 + 4 months
1957 66 + 6 months
1958 66 + 8 months
1959 66 + 10 months
1960 and later 67

Questions about Social Security benefits

Social Security Administration website
1-800-772-1213

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