SAG-Producers Pension Plan Forms

All Pension Documents that are completed can be emailed to [email protected].

Application packet

Contains informational materials and the necessary forms to begin receiving your benefits. Please return your completed materials at least two months before your desired pension effective date.  Information on "How to Apply for Benefits."

Pension Lumpsum Tax Withholding Form

Complete your W-4R for federal tax withholding from your Lumpsum Payment if applicable.

Pension Benefit Tax Withholding

Complete your election for federal tax withholding from your pension payments by filling out your W-4P.

California residents only - If you would like your California State Tax to differ from your W-4P, please submit DE4P (document) along with your W-4P. Otherwise, your California State Withholding election will be applied to match your W-4P elections.

Direct Deposit Authorization Form

Sign up for direct deposit to receive your pension payments automatically to your checking account. Should you choose to have direct deposit and do not have a bank account, the Plan can create a debit card for you through Skylight Financial.

Designation of Beneficiaries Form

Use this form to designate the beneficiaries of your SAG-Producers Pension Plan (Plan) benefits in the event of your death. You may choose anyone to be your beneficiary, and you may change your designation at any time. This is a confidential legal document, which the participant or legal guardian of the participant must sign. 

Participant Information Form

Please update us every time you change your address, phone number and/or email. This information is shared with the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan. 


Additional information relating to your Pension Application


What is a Partial Lump Sum?

Forms of Pension Payment

Beneficiary Vs. Co-Annuitant 

QDRO Procedures

If your benefit is subject to a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) or similar court order, please follow these procedures when submitting to the Pension Plan. A sample QDRO is also available for your reference.

Acceptable Proof of Age Documents 

A list of documents/materials that are acceptable for proof of age.

Special Tax Notice Regarding Plan Payments

Information and rules about rollover payments. 

Summary Plan Description (SPD)

The Summary Plan Description (SPD) booklet explains the details and the specific benefits of your Pension Plan in effect as of December 2019. To evaluate circumstances that occurred before December 2019, the provisions of the Plan in effect at that time must be applied, which may be different from today. The Summary Plan Description (SPD) is updated every 3 years.

SPD pension cover