Retiree Forms

Maintain all of your Dow personal, payroll and benefits data using the links and forms below. If you need to access your account or make immediate changes, visit My Retiree Data or Retirees in Canada.

Life Insurance Beneficiary Forms

Enter and update beneficiary information any time, day or night, at To enter your beneficiary information for the first time, please follow the steps below. Once you are registered, you may access MyBenefits for future updates to your beneficiary information. Enhanced security is a priority at MetLife. During the log on process, you may be asked to verify a validation code and password for Multi-Factor Authentication.

  • Log on and select your employer’s name: "The Dow Chemical Company."
  • Register by clicking the "Register here" highlighted text, or by clicking "Register Now" on the left hand side of the web page.
  • Enter your personal information: Your first and last name, Dow ID number preceded by three zeros (e.g. 000123456) and date of birth. E-mail address is optional.
  • Create a User Name and Password: Be sure to use the correct number of characters noted.
  • Security Verification Questions: You will need to answer three security verification questions in the event you forget your Username and Password.
  • Select the Group Life Insurance link to enter the beneficiary designation page. (Note that you will need birth dates and current addresses for your beneficiaries so have this information available before starting the process.)

If you assigned ownership of your policy(ies) to a trust or a third party, only the Policy Owner can designate/update beneficiary information, and you will not have access to the MetLife web site. MetLife already has your current assignment on file. If the Policy Owner wants to update the assignment, they must contact MetLife directly at 866-492-6983 (domestic and international calls), and request the appropriate forms.

If you have questions about MetLife’s MyBenefits website, your user profile or you need additional assistance, contact MetLife Customer Service at 866-492-6983, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 11:00 pm (EST).

To file a Death Claim, contact:

Retiree Service Center
Toll Free: (800) 344-0661
Phone: (989) 636-0977
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Personal Data and Payroll
  • Statement of Domestic Partner Relationship (PDF, 239KB)
    If you are commencing your pension and wish to add a Domestic Partner as your surviving spouse, complete this form, attaching all required documentation. You will receive a confirmation email from Dow Benefits once approved.