About you

To help you decide if transferring is right for you, we’d like to know a little more about you.

Do you have a pension with Scottish Widows?

If you'd like to transfer to us, but don't have a Scottish Widows pension, you can set up a new Retirement Account. You can apply for this type of pension online.

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This information is not the same thing as advice.
Read more about advice and find out which type might be right for you.

If you’d like to find out more about pension transfers, get in touch today.

Call us

Call our Pension helpdesk,
Monday and Friday (9am-5pm).

0345 608 0380

Questions we're often asked

The details we give you here, and when you call us, are what’s known as guidance. We’ll give you information, but we won’t advise you what to do.

If you don’t feel confident to decide about pension transfers, and you want more support, you can speak to a financial adviser. They’ll normally charges you for this advice. Find out how to get a financial adviser.

If you plan to take money from your pension soon after you transfer to us, this is an important decision. You could get free and impartial guidance about your pension options from Pension Wise from Moneyhelper.

If you are intending to access your pension benefits soon after transferring, we’ll ask if you’ve had financial advice or Pension Wise guidance, or if you would like some before proceeding with your transfer. Read our guide to find out more, including what guidance from Pension Wise entails, where you can find an adviser and when you’ll pay a fee.

As you move from job to job, it can be easy to lose track of your pensions. If you’d like help, you can use a pension tracing service.

The Government’s Pension Tracing Service is a great place to start your search.

This information is not the same thing as advice.
Read more about advice and find out which type might be right for you.