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For members of the Local Government Pension Scheme in England and Wales

Transferring your AVC

You have the right to transfer your AVC. You can do this even if you are still paying into the main LGPS scheme. You can only transfer your AVC if:

If you transfer your AVC plan to one or more different pension arrangements, you may be able to use your AVC in ways that are not offered in the LGPS.

If you are thinking of transferring your AVC plan, you should be aware that scammers operate in these markets and are after your pension. The Pensions Regulator provides useful information on how to Avoid pension scams - This link opens in a new browser window.

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