Leaving Service Options

Leaving service options are choices available to you regarding your pension when you leave an employer whose pension plan you have been paying into. If you plan to leave your current employer by changing jobs, moving overseas or are retiring, there are a few things you need to consider.

And we’ve covered the basics to help get you started.

To help you better understand your options, you first need to decide which best describes your situation:




We've prepared a checklist to help you understand what documents we require from you before we can pay your benefits securely and as quickly as possible. Please click here to view the checklist.

Send these documents along with your completed Other Pension Benefits Form to happytohelp@irishlife.ie and remember to quote your member number in the subject line. To download a copy of the Other Pension Benefits Form, click here.

If we notice documents are missing, we may send you a secure application link by email from no-reply@irishlife.ie where you can upload the documents securely.

We cannot process your claim until all required documents have been received.

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General information

Still have questions? Our corporate pensions team are on hand to support you with questions regarding your workplace pension, you can email us at Happytohelp@irishlife.ie or call us on
01 704 2000. Please remember to quote your member number. 

Financial Advice 

If you're thinking about how you'll drawn down your pension but don't know where to start, contact your financial advisor. If you do not have one, you can request a call back from an Irish Life Financial Services Advisor by clicking here.