When moving home it is best to update your address across your pension providers (and all other accounts).
We’ll cover how to complete your BT pension change of address online in just a few minutes.
If you’re moving home you need to let your pension provider(s) know about your change of address. If your BT Pension is registered to your previous address you will miss out on potentially important information.
Since you’re moving home, you’ll also need to update your address across other essential institutions and companies (HMRC, Council, NS&I, Energy etc…) at the same time.
For a quick, safe and hassle-free way of updating your address across your pension providers (and tell other companies) that you’re moving you can use our online change of address service.
Let’s jump straight in to completing your BT staff pension change of address 😎
Tell everyone that you’re changing address in minutes.
At the click of a button we’ll update your address with your BT Pension and across any other all accounts, at the same time in one place. You can also update your address with other pension providers, water, electoral roll, HMRC, councils and others that you are moving home. You can do this yourself manually if you prefer (see below) or use our hassle-busting service to save hours of time.
Select who needs to know you're moving - BT Pension, HMRC, Electoral Roll etc..
Enter your previous address, new address and the date you moved home
Click submit and we'll update your address with accounts automatically
Our sloths will save you the time and hassle of organising all of the updates by taking care of everything in one place 🦥
Once you click submit we’ll update the address on your BT Pension as well as any other institutions or companies you selected. You won’t need to do anything further, so you can kick-back, relax and spend your time doing something else.
If you’d prefer to update BT yourself manually, you can call the BT Pension Centre on 0800 731 1919
Whether you currently draw your pension or not, it’s important to update your BT Pension (along with any others such as Standard Life, USS etc…) when you’re moving home.
Having the most up-to-date address across your pension accounts means you won’t miss any important updates by mail, nor will they go to a third party.
Here’s how to complete a quick and simple BT Pension home move and other address changes:
You can also update your BT pension by phone (0800 731 1919).
If you’re using SlothMove you will also be able to select other pension providers and update them at the same time.
To complete the BT Pension moving house process you’ll need to provide:
The BT benefit package includes a tax-free lump sum. This lump sum is equivalent to three times your annual pension amount. You can take up to 25% in line with the lifetime tax-free allowance.
You can find more information about BT’s retirement planning tool builder here.
The age from which you can drawn down your BT Pension depends on whether you are currently employed by BT or not.You can take your BT pension from the age of 50 if you currently employed. If you no longer work for BT you can withdraw your pension at the state pension age, which is currently 66.
Most people have more than one pension at the point of retirement and each pension provider has different policies around when and how you can draw down your pension.
You final pension amount is calculated from your pensionable service at date of retirement and your pensionable salary.
Now we’ve covered how to complete a change of address for your BT pension, let’s look at how you transfer other providers into one place.
Most people reach end up with pensions across multiple providers. It can be easier to transfer all pensions into one place. This helps you to keep track of where everything is, save money on fees and make it simpler to manage.
So, how do you transfer your BT Pension?
To transfer your BT Pension you will need the following 4 pieces of information:
If you’d like to take your pension from BT to another provider then you would first need to choose where you’d like your pension to be managed. Then, follow that specific providers process.
We’ve covered everything you need to complete the BT Pension moving home process 🎉
We’ve discussed how to update the registered address on your BT Pension, as well as how to transfer-in other providers. We’ve also covered some insight on when you can draw down your pension. Now we’ve covered how to update your address online, feel free to explore SlothMove.