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Can I transfer in?

On this page you will find information on whether you are able to transfer pension benefits built up in another pension arrangement in to the Cornwall Pension Fund.

If you wish to investigate the possibility of a transfer, you must request to do so within 12 months of joining the scheme.

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You are able to:

  • Transfer previous Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) benefits 
  • Transfer from a pension you had with a previous job
  • Transfer from a personal or stakeholder pension
  • Transfer Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs)

Any pension benefits which you have previously built up in another pension arrangement can generally be transferred into your Cornwall Pension Fund.

For information on previous Cornwall Pension Fund service please view combining previous Cornwall Pension Fund benefits.

There are some restrictions on transfers, please view the who can not transfer? webpage, which outlines circumstances when it is not possible to transfer.

If you have been in the scheme for less than 12 months and wish to look into the possibility of a transfer please complete a pension history form.

For further information please view transfer process.

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