Phone 0800 138 3944 to book a free appointment

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?

  • Phone
  • Online
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

From 1st January 2019, the services currently delivered by Pension Wise, The Money Advice Service and The Pensions Advisory Service will be delivered by the Single Financial Guidance Body. In order to maintain the high levels of service we will be transferring all customer records over to the new body.

If you would like more information on how your data is processed please see our privacy policy or contact Your data privacy rights will not be affected and further details can be found at

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