What member type am I?

Am I an active member?

You are an ‘active member’ if you are currently working for an employer covered by the Civil Service pension arrangements, providing you have not chosen to opt out of those arrangements.

Active

Am I a deferred member?

You are a ‘deferred member’ if you left the Civil Service (or an employer covered by the Civil Service pension arrangements) and were awarded a pension that you have not yet claimed.

Deferred

Am I a Pensioner member?

You are a ‘pensioner member’ if you are receiving a Civil Service pension.

Pensioners

I am thinking of joining...

If you are currently working for an employer covered by the Civil Service pension arrangements and not contributing towards a pension scheme but wish to, please visit the 'Are you thinking of joining the Civil Service?' page for more information about the benefits of the Civil Service pension scheme.  

If you would like any more information, get in touch using the 'contact us' link at the bottom of this page.

Prospective members FAQ