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Option Transfer

Option Transfer

What Is It?

The Option Transfer Period is the time1 when you may change the following for the next year:


This timeframe is announced by NYS Civil Service in the fall of each year.

1 The Option Transfer Period is announced by Civil Service in the fall of each year.

How to Make a Change

During the Option Transfer period, you can make a change to your plan by submitting an online request through NYSHIP or submitting a new PS-404 form to the BSC.

Contact the BSC Benefits Team

Still have questions? Try the BSC Help Center where you can send a question to our support team or search a database of FAQs.

Contact us by phone:
Local  (518) 457-4272
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

BSC Benefits Team
1220 Washington Ave
Building 5, Floor 6
Albany, NY 12226-1900

Contact us by fax:
(518) 457-1879