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MySamCERA Member Portal & Mobile App
Manage your pension account with the easy to use MySamCERA member portal

The MySamCERA member portal and mobile app were designed to make it easier than ever for you to manage your pension account. 

Getting started

On a computer or laptop: Log in to the member portal at

On a mobile device or tablet: When using a mobile device, download the MySamCERA mobile app. Available for both iPhone and Android.

Register for MySamCERA

New Users – To access MySamCERA for the first time, you’ll need your SamCERA ID. If you can’t find your SamCERA ID, call (650) 599-1234 or email for assistance.

Existing Users – Already have a MySamCERA login? You’ll use the same information to log in to the new member portal.

Use these Quick Reference Guides to get started:

Active Members

Retired Members

What you’ll find in the new app

Based on your feedback, we’ve entirely re-imagined the online pension experience. 

Effortless login and registration

  • Whether you’re new to self-service or a pro, we’ve made the new login and registration process simple. 
  • Your current username and password work right out of the box.
  • If you’re a new user, our account registration wizard will have you up and running in minutes. 
  • Forgot your username or password? No problem. The new username and password retrieval wizards make it simple to instantly retrieve your necessary details without ever reaching out to SamCERA.
  • Repeat logins are effortless. By integrating FaceID and TouchID on your device, login issues and forgotten passwords are now a thing of the past.

Easier, faster retirement estimates

Whether you’re moments away from retirement or just getting started with your long-term planning, our new estimators will make it a breeze to explore the future.

  • The new “Quick Estimate” tool makes it easy to crunch the basic numbers. Watch in real-time to see how a change in your retirement date or compensation can affect your bottom line down the road.
  • The new “Detailed Estimate” tool will give you insight into nearly any retirement scenario. Seamlessly factor in changes to your work schedule, service credit, projected salary, and more with just a couple of quick taps in the app. 
  • All detailed estimates are automatically saved. Review previous estimates at any time and even share them with your SamCERA benefits specialist ahead of any planning meetings to ensure that your retirement plan is dialed in.

Paperless pension management 

We’re continually looking for ways to improve your experience through technology. These new tools will save you significant time and effort:

Our new DocuSign integration allows you to make essential beneficiary changes securely, without ever having to print or mail a form.

The new “Secure Document Upload” tool allows you to use your device’s built-in camera to share important documents with our benefits team instantly. 

Quick access to top requested pension details

We’ve paid particular attention to items that active members and retirees frequently access and made sure they are always easily accessible and available. Here are just a few of the key details that you can access within the app:

In-app alerts for important news and updates (e.g., COLA, tax documentation, etc.)

  • 1099 Tax Information At-a-Glance
  • Payment Dates and details
  • Member Statements
  • Reciprocity Management
  • Service Credit Management

Help is always just a tap away

The new app is designed to help you find the important answers in the format that suits you best. Here are a few of the tools that are always available:

  • Secure Messaging
  • Smart FAQs
  • Find a Class or Seminar
  • Call for Support

Your feedback matters

We always want to keep our eye on the future and how we can serve you best. If you ever hit a snag or catch something we should know about, send us a note by clicking the (?) icon on the top, right of the member portal or app. We’re here to help.

Need help?

For help with the MySamCERA member portal or mobile app, you can call our office at (650) 599-1234 or email us at