Death Benefit Nominations

Death Benefit Nominations

LGPS Death Grant Nomination

Have you made a nomination to ensure that in the event of your death, any death grant payable, is made to the right person(s)? The nomination form can be found under the Guides, Leaflets and Forms section of the website or alternatively sign into your online account where you will find it under Guides & Documents.

Police & Fire Death Grant Nominations

Each scheme may have different policies on death grant so please refer to the scheme guide under the relevant scheme heading on the website.

Co-habiting Partners

If you are an active member of the LGPS then the Scheme has provision for co-habiting partners. You may complete a form by clicking this link nomination form.

Please note that if you have a co-habiting partner that satisfies the criteria then it is not essential that you complete the form see Nomination of Co-habiting Partner explanatory notes.

If you are a member of the Police 2006 and 2015 schemes you must nominate a co-habiting partner by completing the relevant form found within the Police Officers Scheme.

If you are a member of Firefighter 2006 and 2015 schemes you may nominate a co-habiting partner by completing the relevant form found within the Firefighters Scheme area of the website.

If you are a member of the Police 1987 or the Fire 1992 Schemes then there is no provision for co-habiting partner's pension.

For more information on death benefits please refer to the relevant scheme guide available in each scheme heading.

Recently married?

If you have recently got married or changed your name then we would like to hear from you. If you have become divorced and are not changing your name then you do not need to contact us. Spouses pension is payable dependant on the legal situation at the time and your marital status on record has no impact on whether benefits will be paid to a 3rd party.

For a change of name please either;

Attach a signed letter to an email requesting the change of name and email it to askpensions@localpensionspartnership.org.uk and include a copy of the relevant certificate

Or

Send us a signed letter requesting the change of name to the relevant address on the contacts page of the website.