Manage VA myPay Account with DFAS myPay Login
myPay DFAS is an online portal developed by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.
Every day active and retired service members use the myPay Portal Login to manage information on pay, deductions, and benefits for military members, federal civilian employees, and retirees and annuitants.
Think of DFAS myPay as your accounting services and financial command center.
How to access your VA DFAS myPay Login
myPay Military Active and Reserve Members
From the DFAS myPay website, choose to access by either entering your:
- Login ID and Password or
- SmartCard Login is available via Common Access Card (Military CAC)
Retired Military, Annuitants, Former Spouses, Civilian Employees & Contractors
These individuals may access their account via their myPay Login ID and Password.
Features of the DFAS mil myPay Login
From here, you have access to all your payment information, including direct deposit, Leave and Earning statements (LES), tax withholdings and deductions, and more.
To see a more detailed list of features available, continue reading.
myPay Employee Login – Manage your Account Information
One of the most important things you can do is make sure to keep your address on file with the DFAS and va.gov up-to-date.
Several time-sensitive and confidential documents may need to be sent to you via mail instead of electronic delivery, and the last thing you want is for them to be sent to the wrong address.
To change your address online…
- Access your account with your myPay DFAS login
- Under the Main Menu, select ‘Correspondence Address’
- Update the mailing address information
- Click ‘Save’
Timeline: Online requests to change your address take three to seven business days to go into effect.
To change your address by phone or mail…
If you prefer not to use the myPay DFAS website, you can contact them by phone or mail to update your address. The contact information is listed below.
Defense Finance & Accounting Service
U.S. Military Retired Pay
8899 E. 56th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46249-1200
Timeline: Paper form change of address requests can take up to 60 days to be processed.
How to download and print LES statement from dfas.mil.mypay
The following tax documents are available to view, download or print via the DFAS myPay online portal.
W-2, available for Active Duty, Reserve, Civil Service, NAF Employee, Travel PCS
1099R, available for Retirees, Annuitants
1095: Health Insurance Verification form
1099INT: Savings Deposit Program
One of the biggest advantages of using myPay.DFAS.mil to access your tax statements is that you will receive them two weeks earlier than traditional mail. This is great for users who want to get their taxes filed right away and receive their tax refund faster.
LES – Leave and Earnings Statement
View, download, or print a copy of your most recent LES. Both a graphic and text version of your pay statement is available.
The number of LESs available until they have cycled off through normal monthly updates is listed below:
- Active Army, Navy, and Air Force – 12 months
- Reserve Army, Navy, and Air Force – 13 months
- Active & Reserve Marines – 12 months
- Civil Service – 26 months
- Non-Appropriated Fund Employees (NAF) – 26 months
RAS – Retiree Account Statement
View, download, or print copies of your monthly Retiree Account Statement or Combat-Related Special Compensation Statement.
Enter your DFAS myPay login ID and head to the Retired Military and Annuitants section.
- Under the Retiree Account Statements (RAS) section, select either:
- Monthly Retiree Account Statement (eRAS) to view or print your statement
- Annual or Changed RAS to view the most recent changes made to your account
Note: If you have registered your email address with myPay DFAS, you will receive an email notification when your RAS is available to view online.
eRAS, or electronic Retiree Account Statements, have been available every month since 2011.
Before this, the DFAS issued an updated RAS annually each December or when changes occurred to a retiree’s pay deductions or benefits.
myPay App for iPhone – DFAS Info2Go
Although no official mobile app is available, many of the features available on mypay.dfas.mil can be accessed with the DFAS Info2Go app.
The app was released in 2013 and is the only DFAS-authorized app for iOS and Android devices.
Limited Access Accounts
If you want to grant access to a spouse or additional agent, you may request a Limited Access Password to your myPay DFAS account.
Formerly known as a Restricted Access PIN, Limited Access Accounts provide a view-only account.
From here, users can only view their pay and tax statements and cannot make any changes.
TSP – Thrift Savings Plan Contributions
Once you have logged into your DFAS myPay account, select the Thrift Savings Plan section to make any necessary adjustments to your TSP contributions.
You can select the contribution percentage for each of the following; basic pay, special pay, incentive pay, and bonuses.
It was recently announced that TSP has been working on some improvements to make it easier for individuals to withdraw funds.
Scheduled to be released on September 15, 2019, users can make partial withdrawals from their TSP account and change installment payments anytime.
New to DFAS MIL myPay? Create an account
I have already received my temporary password in the mail…
- Open your browser to: https://mypay.dfas.mil
- Under New User, click on “Start Here.”
- Enter your Social Security Number
- Enter your Temporary Password
- Click “Submit”
From here, you will be asked to create a myPay Login and permanent password. Continue through the remaining steps and select “Create Account.”
I need to request a temporary password for myPay Login…
- Begin by visiting: dfas.mil
- Click “Forgot or Need a Password”
- Enter your Social Security Number (SSN)
- Select “Mail to My Address of Record with Military Retired”
- Click “Send me a Password.”
You should expect to receive your temporary password within 10 business days.
Change your DFAS myPay Direct Deposit Information
Compared to the traditional method of filling out form SF1199A and sending it in via snail mail, myPay.DFAS.mil provides quick and easy access to update your electronic fund’s transfer or EFT information.
To update your banking information…
- From your my Pay login
- Access the ‘Pay Changes’ menu
- Select ‘Direct Deposit’
- Enter your new bank routing number and account number. See below for assistance.
- Select account type: Checking or Savings
- Click ‘Save’
As of March 1, 2013, the DFAS requires that all federal payments be made electronically. This means that the only way to receive your money is via Direct Deposit into a bank account or a Direct Express debit card.
Refresh the myPay.DFAS.mil website
The DFAS myPay website recently received a refresh with a new simpler design on both computers and mobile devices.
The navigation menu has been streamlined to make it easier to access your payment information, view your LES & RAS statements, and access important tax documents such as your W-2 and 1099.
The redesigned myPay website was released on May 4, 2019.
Over five million people use myPay to manage their payment accounts online.
With the help of systems like myPay, the DOD and DFAS can more effectively manage financial data and payments for over 6.5 million users. In the fiscal year of 2018, the DFAS provided the following accounting services:
- Processed 135.6 million pay transactions
- Made 6.2 million travel payments
- Managed $1.08 trillion in Military Retirement and Health Benefits Funds
- Made $558 billion in disbursements
DFAS myPay Phone Number & Contact Information
If you forgot your password or logged in, please see Reset Your Password
Department of Defense
Dept. 3300 ATTN: Customer Care Center
8899 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249-3300
NOTE: We are not affiliated with myPay, the Defense Finance, and Accounting Service, or any agency of the United States of America Government. You should NOT contact us with any sensitive information that is personal. We are merely a resource that provides information.
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