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 Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) 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 Greater Manchester Pension Fund 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 GMPF 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 Greater Manchester Pension Fund 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 - GMPF, 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 Greater Manchester Pension Fund 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 GMPF yourself manually, you can call GMPF’s customer service team on 0161 301 7000
Whether you currently draw your pension or not, it’s important to update your Greater Manchester Pension Fund (along with any others pensions you may have such as National Grid, AJ Bell, State Pension 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 GMPF home move and other address changes:
You can also update your address with GMPF by phone 0161 301 7000.
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 Greater Manchester Pension Fund moving house process you’ll need to provide:
GMPF has over 375,000 members, making it the 11th largest defined pension scheme in the UK.
You can draw your from your GMPF from the age of 55. Even if you take your pensions before State Pensionable Age (SPA) you will be entitled to 25% as a tax-free lump sum.
Now we’ve covered how to complete a change of address for GMPF, 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 Greater Manchester Pension Fund?
To transfer your GMPF you will need the following 4 pieces of information:
You would then submit an application and GMPF would process that. if you’d like to take your pension from GMPF 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 GMPF moving home process 🎉
We’ve discussed how to update the registered address on your Greater Manchester Pension Fund, 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 change your address online, feel free to explore SlothMove.