The ROPS list is a must-read for all UK payroll and pensions professionals. It is updated twice-monthly on the 1st and the 15th of the month, though this will change if those dates fall on a weekend or Bank Holiday. The ROPS list contains details of all overseas pension schemes that have advised HMRC they want to be included on it.  ‘Recognise’ indicates that HMRC recognise the overseas pension scheme as being one that is eligible to receive transfers of UK pension benefits.

The updated list from 02 March 2020 contains the following changes from the ROPS List published 17 February 2020:


The 3 schemes added are:

  1. Australia – Kinwat Super
  2. Australia – O’Brien Family Super Fund
  3. Australia – W M Super

There are 2 removals as follows:

  1. Gibraltar – Aurora Europa Lite Pensions Trust
  2. Malta – Elmo International Retirement Plan

There are no changes.

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