Apply for SBP

Defense Finance
and Accounting Service
Providing payment services of the U.S. Department of Defense

Apply for Survivor Benefit Plan Annuity

If you are the designated beneficiary of a deceased military retiree's Survivor Benefit Plan, please complete the following documents to begin your SBP annuity account:

  • Verification for Survivors Annuity (DD2656-7)
    See instructions.
  • Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity (W-4P)
  • Direct Deposit Enrollment Form (SF 1199A) or International Direct Deposit Enrollment Form (SF 1199-I)
  • Child Annuitant's School Certification (DD2788), for minors or incapacitated annuitants only

Please mail or fax completed documents to:

DFAS - U.S. Military Annuitant Pay
8899 E 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249-1300

Fax:  800-982-8459

Related Links:

Managing Your SBP Annuity
Information for Beneficiaries

Page updated Oct. 16, 2018