Register for MyNYSHIP
Create an Account & Request an Activation Code
To register for MyNYSHIP, you must create an account and request an activation code
by going to
→ Benefit Programs → NYSHIP ONLINE → Choose “I am a New York State Active Employee”
Select Your Group → Choose Your Plan → Finish
Select MyNYSHIP Employee Self-Service
“Don’tHave an Account?” → “Personal” → “Sign up for Personal NY.gov ID”
Enter your first name, last name, email, preferred username → Create Account.
Activate Your Account
You will receive an email to activate your account.
Please select 3 questions and answers before moving on to continue.
Enter your last name, social security number, zip code, date of birth.
Once you activate your account, an activation code will be sent to your home address
within 3 – 5 business days.
If you are unable to register for MyNYSHIP, please call 631-632-6180.
Enrolling in Health Insurance Using MyNYSHIP:
Enter Info into MyNYSHIP System
When you receive the activation code, you may request enrollment in a health insurance
plan by entering the following information into the health insurance system:
Choice of Plan
Individual or Family Coverage
If family coverage is requested, add the dependents name, social security number,
relationship, gender, date of birth, and address if different than the employee
Election to participate in or decline Pre-Tax Contribution Program
An e-mail address if you would like to be notified when your enrollment request is
Once you have made your election, email
to notify the benefits office you have made your elections and your enrollment is
ready for review.
Navigating NYSHIP Online
NYSHIP Online (www.cs.ny.gov/employee-benefits) is designed to provide you with targeted
information about your NYSHIP benefits. Use this flyer as a guide to logging in and
navigating the site
2021 NYSHIP ONLINE GUIDE