When can you retire?

Whatever your circumstances, you must have at least 2 years total membership in the Scheme, or have brought a transfer value into the Scheme (so that the total exceeds 2 years) if you joined the Scheme after 1 April 2014.

If you joined the Scheme before this date you only need 3 months’ membership to be entitled to pension benefits.

If you satisfy that condition, you can retire with immediate benefits if any of the following conditions apply: