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If you have joined the firefighters' 2015 Pension Scheme within the last 12 months and wish to consider transferring previous pension rights from another provider, please contact SPPA on (01896) 893 000, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more details. 

A transfer is subject to time limits and can only proceed when: 

  • you have completed a transfer application form providing SPPA with full details of your previous pension provider
  • a transfer value from your previous pension provider has been obtained by SPPA 
  • you have been notified by us of the membership that will buy you in the CARE scheme
  • you have made a written election within twelve months of joining te FPS 2015 to proceed with the transfer

Please note that transfers from occupational schemes on a non-club basis may still be possible after 12 months membership in our scheme. Please contact SPPA for further details.

Please be aware that SPPA cannot provide financial advice to you regarding whether or not to transfer your pension. If you require assistance please contact an independent financial advisor.

Link to Scottish Government Website