GP and locums pension contributions
Making pension contributions
Paying pension contributions to NHSE by BACs
The quickest and easiest way to pay your contributions is by BACs. For practitioners wishing to pay via BACS, the bank details can be obtained by calling us on 0333 014 2884 or emailing us at email@example.com putting ‘Pensions’ in the email subject line.
Practitioners should enter the following reference details for their payment:
- SD number – your GP Pensions scheme number: 8 characters
- LOCUM or SOLO – the form type the payment relates to: 3 characters
- MONTH – the month the payment relates to: 3 characters
- YEAR – the year the payment is for: 2 characters
LOCUM example = 12345678LOCFEB17
SOLO example = 12345678SOLFEB17
* Note the reference should be no longer than 16 characters long.
Practitioners should then scan and email their completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org stating the form type in the email subject line and providing the payment reference details in the body of the email.
Alternatively Practitioners can write the payment reference details on the form and post to Primary Care Support England, PO Box 350, Darlington, DL1 9QN
NHS England is currently seeking further clarification from the Pensions Agency with regards to the acceptance of emailed forms. We will provide an update if there is any change to the guidance provided above. In the meantime, we advise that you keep a copy of forms submitted via email.
Paying pension contributions to NHSE by cheque
Alternatively, practitioners wishing to pay by cheque should send their cheques and supporting forms for pension contributions to:
Primary Care Support England, PO Box 350, Darlington, DL1 9QN.