We are here to help you with your Wisconsin Retirement System and other ETF-administered benefits. You can talk with a benefits specialist by phone:

  • 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST), Monday-Friday
  • Call 1-877-533-5020
  • Wisconsin Relay: 711
  • Employer Services: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST), Monday-Friday

Note: International mailings may be delayed or temporarily suspended because of country-specific restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are experiencing issues, please contact us.


Send a Secure Email

Click on a link below to send a secure email to ETF.

WRS Annuitant You receive a monthly benefit payment from ETF as a Retiree, Alternate Payee or Annuitant
Employee You are currently employed by an employer that is in the WRS (Active Employee)
Former Employee You previously worked for an employer that was in the WRS (Inactive Member)
WRS Employer You are a WRS employer representative
Other You don't fit a category listed above, or you are uncertain

Write Us or Return Forms   

You can send correspondence or completed benefits-related forms to ETF.

Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds
P.O. Box 7931
Madison, WI 53707-7931

Fax: 608-267-4549


Schedule an Appointment

Non-retired members may schedule a benefits counseling appointment. Before scheduling an appointment, you must have received a Retirement Benefit Estimate and Application (ET-4301) or a Disability Benefit Estimate and Application (ET-5302).

To schedule an appointment, please use the convenient appointment scheduling system or call 1-877-533-5020. Choose either an online or by phone private, individual appointment. Wait times for appointments can be up to 6 weeks, depending on availability.

Schedule an Appointment

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not offering in-person or group appointments at this time.


Visit Us

Note:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ETF offices are closed to the public.

Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds
Hill Farms State Office Building, 8th Floor

4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705-9100

Office hours:

7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST), Monday-Friday

Information for Visitors


Drop Off Forms

A man dropping off a document sized envelope into the drop box outside the Hill Farms State Building entrance.

Use our convenient outside drop box to drop off forms. Look for this secure, locking drop box at the outside entrance of the Hill Farms State Office Building, across from the parking garage.

  • Deposit ETF forms and documents only.
  • ETF date stamps all forms and empties the drop box daily. Forms submitted after 3:00 p.m. may not be date stamped until the next business day.
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