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How to Transfer a UK Pension to France

UK Pension Transfers to France

UK pension transfers to QROPS in France haven’t been allowed for many years now.

You used to be able to transfer a UK pension to a QROPS in France back in 2017 into a PERPS (Plan d’Epargne Retraite Populair), but that is no longer possible.

However, you can transfer it to a QROPS in Malta with no tax charge upon transfer. Qualifying Recognised Overseas Penison Schemes in Malta are regulated by the MFSA.

Malta is a European country with over 70 Double Taxation Agreements with countries around the world. 

You need to seek professional advice before deciding whether to transfer a pension offshore or not. Each case is unique and there isn’t a one size fits all solution.

How to Transfer a UK Pension to a QROPS in Europe

It can take several months to transfer a pension to QROPS in Malta. An adviser can guide you through the process.

Please contact us for more information.