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Transfers process map

To find out more about the stages involved in arranging a transfer out of the LGPS, click on each 'station' along the line.

Transfers

Request

Station - representing a step in the process

Ask us for a transfer value after you've left or opted out

Reply

Station - representing a step in the process

We may write back asking for more information. If we don't hear back from you within 30 days we will close your case

Information pack

Station - representing a step in the process

When we have everything we need, we will send you a pack with your transfer value and some forms to fill in

Advice

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Wanting to transfer to an arrangement offering flexible benefits? If your transfer value is over £30,000 you must get independent advice

HMRC

Station - representing a step in the process

Once you've returned the forms, we may have to check with HMRC that the new scheme is approved. This can take 6 weeks or more

Calculation

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We will work out your final transfer value within 10 days of receiving everything we need

Payment

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We will pay the transfer electronically to your new scheme, which normally takes about one week. We will also let you both know when this has gone through

We normally have up to 3 months to supply you with your transfer value, but this can increase to 6 months if there is a delay beyond our control

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