Plan Participation: Learn more about the TSP and its benefits, rules and features

Welcome to the Thrift Savings Plan!

About the TSP

Discover the purpose and history of the TSP and the benefits of participation.

Account Management

Investigate how to access your account, make or change contribution allocations, complete interfund transfers, and designate beneficiaries.

Beneficiary Participants

Spouses who are beneficiaries of deceased civilian and uniformed services TSP participants may inherit those assets. These spouses have almost the same benefits and privileges as separated TSP participants.

Eligibility and Contributions

Find out if you are eligible to participate in the TSP, how to create an account, and which types of contributions can be made to your account.

Loans and Withdrawals

Examine eligibility requirements, rules, and instructions for obtaining a TSP loan and making withdrawals from your account.

As a Federal employee, a member of the uniformed services, or a beneficiary participant, you have the opportunity to participate in one of the finest retirement plans in the world.