The Civil Service Pension Schemes do not only provide pension benefits. In certain circumstances they also provide benefits after your death to the people you care about. You can complete a Death Benefit Nomination form to confirm who you want to be considered to receive any lump sum benefit. This could be a family member, a friend, a charity, a business or any other organisation.

Death Benefit Nomination forms are listed below

Completed forms should be sent to:

Civil Service Pensions (NI)
PO Box 410

Deferred and Pensioner Members

If you are a pensioner or a deferred member with benefits in either Classic, Classic Plus, Premium or Nuvos and you wish to change your nominee then you should complete the relevant legacy Death Benefit Nomination form below:



Some useful information regarding death benefit nominations

  • if you die while still in service (but not if you have partially retired or you are already in receipt of a pension from the scheme), the lump sum payable is at least two years' pay
  • if you die after leaving, retiring, partially retiring or taking other Civil Service pension benefits, the lump sum is worked out differently to the description above. You can find out more information in the scheme guides about the benefits that may be payable
  • you can name as many nominees as you wish and choose how to split the lump sum between them
  • you can check your existing Death Benefit Nominees by contacting Civil Service Pensions
  • For more information, read our Quick Start Guide called 'Peace of Mind -  Benefits for your loved ones' which provides easy to understand content which will help you understand more on the subject.

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