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Nominations

In the event of your death, the NHS Pension Scheme may provide for your family or a person you have nominated.

You can nominate someone to receive an adult dependant's pension and lump sum on death benefit if you die.

You can also cancel or change a previous nomination.

How to apply

Read the guidance attached to each form before completing it and sending it to us.

Lump sum on death benefit nomination forms

If your membership ended before 1 April 2008:Lump sum on death benefit (DB1) (PDF: 213KB)

If your membership started on 1 April 2008 or continued after 31 March 2008:Lump sum on death benefit nomination (DB2) (PDF: 290KB)

Pension Credit members:Lump sum on death benefit nomination form (DB2 – PC) (PDF: 276KB)

Adult dependant’s pension forms

To nominate a partner to receive an adult dependant’s pension after your death:Partner nomination form (PN1) (PDF: 239KB)

Do not complete this if you:

  • are married
  • in a civil partnership
  • if your membership ended before 1 April 2008

Cancel an existing nomination

Existing nomination cancellation (NOM1) form (PDF: 182KB)