Benefit estimate

If you intend to leave the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in the next 12 months, you should ask us now for a written estimate of your DFRDB benefit.

Read below for information we require for your benefit estimate.

Contact your Customer Information Centre during business hours.


If your exit from the ADF is more than 12 months away, please use i-Estimator which is available in your Member Services Online, a secure area on this website.

You need a password to login to Member Services Online. Go to Register Account and provide your ADF Service Number.

Please keep in mind that your final retirement benefit projection can vary significantly due to factors such as your age, rank, length of contributory service, previous eligible service, any allowances you receive and the benefit choices you may elect.

What information must I provide?

To receive a written estimate, please provide us with your:

  • Service Number
  • service
  • full name
  • date of birth 
  • eligible service
  • proposed retirement date
  • return address.
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