Phone 0800 138 3944 to book a free appointment

Pension Wise only provides guidance on defined contribution pensions.

You can find out what you can do with your pension pot, how to shop around and what to look out for with taxes and fees.

We explain how to avoid pension scams and the importance of taking your time to make sure your money lasts as long as you do.


Talk about your pension options

Pension Wise is a free and impartial government service.

Book an appointment to get guidance over the phone or face to face. You’ll talk about your pension options and what you can do next.

At the end of your appointment you’ll get a printed summary of the options and next steps you need to take.

Book a free appointment


Pension Wise won’t recommend any products or tell you what to do with your money.


Who the service is for

Pension Wise can help if:

  • you’re aged 50 or over, and
  • have a defined contribution pension. These are not final salary or career average pensions.

If you have a final salary or career average pension, you can still get information from these organisations: