Welcome to Pension Wise

Free and impartial government guidance about your defined contribution pension options


Pension Wise can help if you:

  • are aged 50 or over
  • have a personal or workplace pension
  • want to make sense of your options


What is a Pension Wise appointment?

  • Specialist pension guidance
  • 45 to 60 minutes
  • Over the phone or local to you


How to book an appointment?

  • Online
  • Phone
Book a free appointment

Find out your pension type

Use this service to:

  • understand your pension type
  • find out if you can book a free Pension Wise appointment
Check your pension type

Not sure where to start

There are different ways you can take the money from your pension pot.

Learn about leaving your pot untouched, taking cash in chunks or getting a regular income.

Explore your options