Along with your salary, your pension is one of the most important benefits of joining the Civil Service.
Take control of your pension savings and learn how to keep your account up to date
Whether you're planning to retire or thinking about your pension, get information to help you plan for your future.
Support for pensioners and help claiming your pension if you've left the Civil Service
Get access to calculators, forms, updates and scheme guides
Buying added pension by lump sum before 1 April 2024
This calculator can only be used to calculate the cost of buying added pension via a lump sum contribution for the 2023/24 scheme year.
Buying added pension by monthly contribution and lump sum after 1 April 2024
This calculator can be used to calculate the cost of buying added pension via a lump sum and monthly contribution for the 24/25 scheme year.
If you can't use the Pension Portal, use the Retirement Modeller to estimate your pension. You'll need your latest Annual Benefit Statement (ABS). You can also watch a useful video demonstration of how to use the modeller.
Estimate how much you may receive if you claim your pension before your pension age.
By paying extra contributions in EPA, you can claim your pension earlier without an early payment reduction
Estimate how much your pension might be reduced if you take partial retirement
Work out what amount of pension you can take in the form of a tax-free lump sum.
If you claim your pension early, your pension is reduced to pay for this early payment.
You can buy out this reduction and take full pension benefits.
Estimate how much you may be entitled to if you take voluntary exit
Estimate how much you may be entitled to if you leave through compulsory or voluntary redundancy
Use the pension modeller to estimate your pension. Get access via the Pension Portal