Tracking down lost pension details

Posted on 4th September 2023 by Streets -  Pension


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Ever had a nagging feeling that you have a pension pot somewhere but have no idea how to track it down?

Well, there is a solution.

There is a search link on the GOV.UK website at https://www.gov.uk/find-pension-contact-details that will help.

The service will help you find contact details to search for a lost pension by tracking down contact details for:

  • your own workplace or personal pension scheme; or
  • someone else’s scheme if you have their permission.

This service will not tell you whether you have a pension, or what its value is, and you will need the name of an employer or a pension provider to use this service.

If this line of enquiry fails, you could also request contact details from the Pension Tracing Service by phone or by post.

Pension Tracing Service

Telephone: 0800 731 0193
From outside the UK: +44 (0)191 215 4491
Textphone: 0800 731 0176
Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 731 0193
British Sign Language (BSL) video relay service if you’re on a computer - find out how to use the service on mobile or tablet. Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm.
 

You could also write to The Pension Service at:

Post Handling Site A
Wolverhampton
WV98 1AF
United Kingdom


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