This site is for current and prospective members of the Civil Service pension arrangements. It also contains links to information for past members who are not yet receiving their Civil Service pension (we call these preserved pensions) and scheme pensioners who are already receiving their Civil Service pension.
If you want to find out more about your Civil Service pension, this is the site for you.
If you are starting work with an employer who offers a Civil Service pension or, if you are thinking about joining the Civil Service the new entrant pages provide you with information on what your pension choices are and the actions you need to take on joining.
I have a question
If you are working for a Civil Service employer and have a question about your pension it is very likely that the answer is in the scheme guides. The scheme guides are specific to you and should be your first port of call if you have a question about your pension. If you cannot find your answer then you can contact your pensions administrator.
Information for past members who left employment covered by the Civil Service pension arrangements and who are not yet claiming their Civil Service pension.
People who have fully retired from employment covered by the Civil Service pension arrangements and are claiming their Civil Service pension.
The Public Sector Transfer Club (PSTC) is a group of salary-related occupational pension schemes that use special terms to calculate transfer payments for employees who move between member schemes.
Important things to know
Please note that this website provides information about the main provisions of the Civil Service pension and compensation arrangements. It does not cover every aspect; the full details are contained only in the scheme rules, which are the legal basis of the arrangements. Nothing on this website can override the main rules, and in the event of any differences the rules will apply.
Index linking for Civil Service pensions will be according to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) from April 2011, instead of the Retail Price Index (RPI)