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 members

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 members

Am I a Pensioner member?

You are a ‘pensioner member’ of the Civil Service pension arrangements if you are receiving a pension from the Civil Service pension scheme.


I don't think I am a member but I am thinking of joining...

If you aren't currently a member, but you would like to join, click on the page link below. This will take you to our prospective members pages and help you decide what's best for you.

These links will give you a brief overview of our schemes:

If you would like any more information, please use the 'contact us' link at the foot of this page.

I am thinking of joining