Am I eligible to join?

To be able to join the LGPS you need to have a contract of employment that’s for at least 3 months, be under age 75 and work for an employer that offers membership of the Scheme.

If you are employed by a non-Local Government organisation which participates in the LGPS (an admission body), you can only join if your employer nominates you for membership of the Scheme.

Teachers, police officers, operational firefighters and employees eligible to join another statutory pension scheme (such as the NHS Pension Scheme) are not allowed to join the LGPS.


Link to Scottish Government Website