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Transferring in a previous pension

​Transferring a pension into your scheme

If you have previous pension benefits, you may wish to transfer them into your pension with the Government of Jersey.

Transfers can take a considerable amount of time to complete. You should start the process as soon as you become a member of the scheme.

If you're transferring pension from another public sector pension scheme in the UK, the transfer must be completed within 12 months of joining or re-joining your scheme.

The PEPT will accept transfers from:

  • public sector pension schemes in the UK
  • an occupational pension from your previous employer
  • a personal pension plan

What to do and request forms

If you're transferring your previous pension in to your scheme, you'll need to send us a cash equivalent transfer value (CETV) from your previous pension scheme.

The following booklets will provide you with detail on how to obtain a CETV.

PEPF transfer in prension booklet and request form

JTSF transfer in pension booklet and request form

Send us all the documents sent to you from your pension provider:

  • a recently dated CETV
  • your transfer discharge forms

What to expect

Once we receive your CETV we will prepare an estimate that will show the earned pension and service credit that the transfer will buy in your scheme. You can then use the estimate to help you in making your decision to transfer.

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