How to Purchase Military or Public Service Time

How to Purchase Military or Public Service Time

If you are interested in purchasing Military or Public Service time, you’ll need to first create an estimate. Let’s get started!

The service purchased will add to your total years of service credit and therefore, increase the monthly pension allowance that you and your qualified survivors would receive from the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension (LAFPP) Plan.

Important: In order to access your information, you must first register to the MyLAFPP member portal. Please refer to the MyLAFPP Helpdesk on how to register and other helpful self-service “How-to’s.”

Log in to MyLAFPP. Enter your username and password, then click Log In.

Important: Usernames and Passwords are case sensitive



Click on the ”+” symbol next to Benefits & Calculators, then Click on Get a PSP/Buyback Estimate/Application



New Calculation
  • Click Public Service Purchase Estimate
  • Enter the parameters that apply. Then click Submit


Estimate Generated

View your estimate by scrolling down. Estimates can also be printed or downloaded. Click on the printer icon to print or download by clicking the arrow pointing down with horizontal line. Icons can be found on the upper right of the page.

Ready to Purchase
  • Click Start My Purchase
  • Add your phone number and any additional info. Then click Submit


Contact Us

For questions, contact the Active Member Services Section at (844) 88-LAFPP ext. 93140 or (213) 279-3140, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PDT), excluding weekends and City Holidays.