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UK Pension Transfer FAQ's

Follow our UK Pension Transfer FAQ page for answers to your UK Pension Transfer questions. All our articles are tailored to UK expats living in the USA. You can also follow us on LinkedIn for news and updates.

How can my UK pension complement my US retirement?

A UK pension can, in the right type of pension plan, be very flexible and work cohesively with your US retirement assets. It is, however, important to understand your retirement objectives so that your UK pension can be managed in line with those objectives. Read More

I am getting divorced in the US. What will happen to my UK pension plan?

If you are getting divorced in the US and you have a UK occupational or personal pension, your UK pension may be taken into consideration in your US divorce settlement. The way in which your UK pension is factored into your US divorce settlement will determine what happens to it. Read More

What is a ‘Pension Sharing Order’, and do I need one?

In the UK, whilst there are various options available to factor in a person’s UK occupational or personal pension into a divorce settlement, it is not uncommon for a UK pension sharing order to be obtained. Read More

Can I transfer my UK pension to the US?

There can be benefits to transferring your UK pension to a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) or a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS). Read More

What retirement options do I have with my UK pension?

The retirement options available to you under your existing UK pension(s) will depend upon the type of UK pension you currently have (for example, whether it is a defined benefit or defined contribution pension) and what retirement options the scheme offers you. Read More