OPM Form 1530
OMB No. 3206-0162
Report of Medical Examination of Person Electing
Survivor Benefits Under the Civil Service Retirement System
To the applicant: Complete blocks 1 through 4; then sign your name in block 5.
1. Name (last, first, middle) 2. Date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) 3. Social Security Number
4. Do you have any known significant impairment of health or disabling condition which in your opinion could cause death or shorten your normal life
Yes: If "yes," please explain –
Privacy Act Statement: Solicitation of this information is authorized by the
Civil Service Retirement law (Chapter 83, title 5, U.S. Code). The information
you provide will be used to determine whether you may elect a reduced
annuity to provide survivor benefits for a person you name having an
insurable interest in you. Executive Order 9397 (November 22, 1943)
authorizes the use of the Social Security number. Furnishing the Social
Security Number, as well as other information is voluntary, but failure to do
so may delay or prevent us from determining if you are eligible to provide
survivor benefits for the person you name.
Public Burden Statement: We estimate this form takes an average of 90
minutes per response to complete, including the time for reviewing
instructions, getting the needed data, and reviewing the completed form.
Send comments regarding our estimate or any other aspect of this form,
including suggestions for reducing completion time, to the Office of
Personnel Management, Retirement Services Publications Team
(3206-0162), Washington, DC 20415-3430. The OMB Number 3206-0162
is valid. OPM may not collect this information, and you are not required to
respond, unless this number is displayed.
5. In the presence of the physician sign your name
in ink as it appears on your retirement
Signature of applicant Date
To the treating physician: You should examine the applicant to determine whether he or she is in good physical condition as can be determined from a
routine general medical examination. The Office of Personnel Management will use the information you provide in determining whether the applicant may
elect a survivor benefit under the Civil Service Retirement System. If you need more space for any item(s) attach a separate page. Include on each separate
page the identifying information in items 1, 2, and 3 above.
1. General appearance, including state of nutrition
3. Weight 4. Blood pressure 10. Mouth
9. Nose 13. Lungs
(Continued on the reverse side)
To be reproduced locally
OPM Form 1530
Revised April 2011
Office of Personnel Management
CSRS/FERS Handbook for Personnel and Payroll Offices Previous edition is usable.
17. Nervous system
18. History of, or physical findings indicating, a metabolic disorder, blood dyscrasia, or other significant disorder. Indicate laboratory procedure results.
19. Any significant impairment of health or disabling condition not described above should be described here.
I certify that the statements made in this report are true to the best of my knowledge.
Signature of treating physician Address (Including ZIP Code)
Name of treating physician (Type or print) Date of examination (mm/dd/yyyy)
Reverse of OPM Form 1530
Revised April 2011