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Divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership and your pension

Divorce or dissolution of civil partnership can affect your NHS pension.

The Court treats the value of pension benefits as an asset.

It may make an Order to share the value of this asset between the parties involved.

Read the Guide to pensions on divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership (PDF: 887KB) for more information.
 

Before you apply

Read the factsheets for more information about the possible impact on your pension:

Pensions on divorce/dissolution of a civil partnership (PDF: 131KB)

Changes of the administration of pension sharing orders (PDF: 176KB)

You can read the schedule of charges (PDF: 152KB) to see if a charge is applicable.
 

How to apply

Application / request forms are available:

Pensions on divorce or dissolution of civil partnership application cash equivalent transfer value (CETV) request (PD1) (PDF: 193KB)

Pay details request form (PD2) (Word: 265KB)

Pension sharing order confirmation (PD3) (PDF: 146KB)