Frequently asked QROPS questions

 

asked and answered

 
 

The process of arranging a transfer from a UK pension scheme to a QROPS can be complex and time-consuming with considerable scope for errors and delays.
 
The majority of QROPS providers will only allow pension transfers through their appointed intermediaries as they can take greater reliance in the new world of anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing requirements for client due diligence. And if you try and “go direct” you may pay more in terms of provider fees as some intermediaries will have negotiated a reduction from the published fee scale.
 
Furthermore, if you have a defined benefit/final salary scheme that has a cash equivalent transfer value of over £30,000 you must get advice from an FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) regulated adviser before the transfer can proceed.

 
 
If you have anymore QROPS questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

NZ free phone:0800 102 599 / OZ Free Phone:1800 857 410 / Email:info@qropsnz.com

very stress free

Thank you Cambel for your help and guidance throughout this process in getting my pension transferred (very stress free for me). It is greatly appreciated and I would certainly recommend you and Charter Square to others who are interested in transferring their pension.

David R, New Zealand

You guys rock!

I just wanted to say a great big thank you to you and your team. You are all totally awesome. I received a cheque yesterday from the Prudential to apologise for the ‘recent inconvenience’ that I had experienced. Thank you for doing this for me. You guys rock!

Noelle B, New Zealand

professional, insightful

Charter Square were professional, insightful and a pleasure to work with. They rose to the challenge of consolidating my overseas pensions and bringing them home with minimum fuss for me and maximum effort on their part.

Jens H, New Zealand

thorough, professional and prompt

Very thorough, professional and prompt service from the team at Charter Square. Thanks for making the bewildering world of pension transfers super simple.

Jules T, New Zealand

Best party to deal with

Thank you kindly for keeping in touch with me. For now, I will not be moving my pension. I will however be keeping your details and referring back to you when I wish to pursue. You by far are the best party to deal with, no nonsense, professional and in my opinion genuine. I do sincerely thank you for your advice to date.

GE, New Zealand

Freedom

Securing the freedom to use savings that are actually ours to work with has been stressful in the extreme. While I never planned on giving up there were many times when the current (UK) holder made the whole process seem well beyond my determination and ability. It’s easy to look at the 36 month history of this claim with the benefit of hindsight, but the conclusion is that employing Charter Square in the first instance would have been wise had I been able to anticipate the red-tape that appears to have been deliberately created to stall access.

CP, Auckland
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