If you are getting married, divorced or have a change to the number of dependents you claim, please review the following information regarding benefits, taxes, and beneficiary designations.
To view information about a particular topic, click the applicable link from the list on the left.
Change In Marital Status
Required Form: Name and Address Change Form
Status and Name Change
To change your marital status or name*, complete the "Name & Address Change Form" (above) and submit to Human Resources, WA 336.
If you are changing your address, use the same form as listed above.
Health and Dental - Dependant Coverage
Add or Drop Dependent(s)
If you want to add or remove family members from your medical and/or dental coverage, complete the Application to Change Insurance Coverage form available from MMB.
Life Insurance - Spouse
To apply for Spouse Life Insurance complete the "Application for Optional Coverage" available from MMB.
You may add up to $10,000 without evidence of good health if you apply within 30 days of the marriage. Any amount over $10,000 or after 30 days, you must answer the spouse health questionnaire.
If you want to update your life insurance beneficiary designation, please visit the Minnesota Life website.
Retirement Beneficiary Designations
If you want to update your retirement plan beneficiary designations, contact only the plans in which you have retirement savings:
If you want to change your tax withholding status, you can do that on the Employee Self-Service web site, www.state.mn.us/employee.
Click on Other Payroll and W4 and MWR to bring up your current withholding status and enter the changes you wish to make.