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  • Do it online - Apply for fixed protection 2014

Do it online - Apply for fixed protection 2014

Use this online form to apply to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for fixed protection 2014 of your lifetime allowance. Using this form to submit online is quick and secure, and you'll get a receipt confirming your application immediately.

If you're unsure of the value of your pensions savings and don't know whether you need fixed protection 2014 you'll need to contact your scheme administrator or financial adviser. You can also use the lifetime allowance checking tool to help you decide whether to apply for fixed protection 2014 and also individual protection 2014.

You must apply for fixed protection 2014 by 5 April 2014.

Lifetime allowance Checking Tool

Using the Online form

You'll need to know your National Insurance number to use the form. Help completing the form is available on screen - wherever you see icons with question marks, additional help and information will appear in a new window.

You can't save this form and go back to it later.

We'll acknowledge receipt of your application by email. Please keep this as proof of your application.

Go to the online application for fixed protection 2014

Security of your information

Using this online form to apply for fixed protection 2014 is secure. But any reply to you won't be so it won't include or request confidential information. If necessary we'll reply by letter.

Apply for fixed protection 2014 by post

If you don't want to use the online service, or you don't have a National Insurance number, follow the link below to a paper version of this form. Your application must be received by HMRC by 5 April 2014.

HMRC will not confirm receipt of paper applications. If you need to contact HMRC they will give you an estimate of when you can expect to receive your fixed protection 2014 certificate based on the date you applied.

Form APSS228 Application for protection of your lifetime allowance

More useful links

Pension savings and lifetime allowance protection

Fixed protection 2014 Member Guidance (PDF 195K)