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Local Government Pension Scheme forms


The documents contained on this page will help you get the most from the Local Government Pension Scheme.

If you are a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) you can request that your spouse or co-habiting partner benefits from your pension if you die.

For further information download the information below.

Lump sum death benefit nomination form

Icon for pdf Lump sum death benefit nomination form.pdf (PDF, 126.8kb)

Pension opt-out notes for employers

Icon for pdf Opt-out notes 2013.pdf (PDF, 30.0kb)

Pension opt-out form

Icon for pdf Opt-out form 2013.pdf (PDF, 467.5kb)

50/50 guidance

Icon for pdf Election to join the 50/50 section.pdf (PDF, 298.7kb)

Icon for pdf Election to join the 50/50 section.pdf (PDF, 175.2kb)

Main Scheme Election Form

Icon for pdf Election to re-join the main section.pdf (PDF, 234.2kb)

Member Scheme Guide 2019

Icon for pdf A brief guide to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).pdf (PDF, 423.8kb)

Member Contribution Rates 2019

Icon for pdf Member Contribution Rates 2019 (PDF, 39.8kb)

Estimate request form

Icon for pdf LGPS Estimate Request Form (PDF, 47.6kb)

Change of bank details - LGPS pensioners only

Icon for pdf Change of bank details – LGPS pensioners only (PDF, 52.3kb)

Contact us
Durham County Council Pension Fund
03000 264 322
Our address is:
  • Resources
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
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