Find your lost and old pensions

If you've moved jobs during your working life, you may have lost track of some of the pension schemes for previous companies you've worked for. You can contact previous employers and pension providers to get the details of these, although this can be time-consuming.

Our pension tracing service can help you find old and forgotten pensions from previous employers, and only takes about 4 to 16 weeks.

You just need to tell us the name of your pension, or the company you worked for and then for a fee of £100 we'll do all the hard work for you and find out how much you have saved, and where.

Before you go any further

Legal & General Personal Pension customers can access our pension tracing service without having to pay the £100 fee. Check if our Personal Pension is right for you or, if you already have a Personal Pension with us, login to your account for more information.

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The People’s Pension 'Lost pension pots' research in 2018 and Association of British Insurers (ABI) research in 2020, reveals:

  • There is nearly £20 billion of unclaimed pensions from 1.6 million pension pots

  • Research shows that only 40% of employed people in the UK know where all of their pension details are

  • The UK is forecasted to have 50 million dormant and lost pensions by 2050

Can I trace my own pensions?

You can use the Government's Pension Tracing Service and contact your previous employers and pension providers yourself. This can be time-consuming, especially if you have a number of previous jobs.

For a one-off fee of £100, we'll do the hard work for you.


How does our pension tracing service work?

    • Register

      We'll need some basic information about you and agreement to proceed on your behalf. We'll also ask you for information on your previous employers and pension providers to help us trace your pots.

    • Pay

      We’ll ask you to securely enter your payment card details so that we can take the £100 payment.

    • Trace

      We'll search for your pensions and contact providers on your behalf to find out the details of your pensions.

    • Review

      We'll email you each time we find a pot and you can see details on each in your personal, secure, dashboard.

    • Next steps

      We’ll also share your possible next steps and if you decide to consolidate with us in the future you may be eligible for a refund.

    • The End

What we can't trace

We're unable to trace the following pension schemes with our tracing service: The Civil Service Pension, except for Additional Voluntary Contribution Schemes, or any pension scheme not located within the United Kingdom.

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