How do I tell you I want to retire and what will I need to do?

If you have still to choose your option

How you take your income in retirement is an important decision, as once you’ve decided, you often can’t change your mind. Now with more choice than ever before, we understand that choosing the right retirement option for you can be complicated. 

If you've not made your mind up yet

You still have a few options to help you decide: 

  • As this is such an important decision, we recommend you speak to a financial adviser before making any decisions. If you don’t have a financial adviser you can find one at
  • Pension Wise is a new service from the Government that offers free and impartial guidance. You can get help over the phone, via the internet or face to face. Visit Pension Wise to register your interest. You can book telephone and face to face appointments through the Pension Wise contact centre.
  • We’re here to help too. We’ve created Your Retirement Planner which has information and tools to explain and let you explore your options in an easy to understand way. This isn’t a financial advice service and we recommend you seek guidance or advice to help you understand your options at retirement. Aegon Assist, our trained specialists can help and are available to guide you through your options and the retirement process.

You know what you want 

If however you're clear on what you'd like to do, please visit Your Retirement Planner(Opens new window) to get the forms you'll need.