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 01 April 2019 contains the following changes from the ROPS List published 15 March 2019:


The 14 schemes added are:

  • Australia – Crowhill Super
  • Australia – Dewhurst Over 55
  • Australia – Elders Superannuation Fund
  • Australia – Hallidee Family SMSF
  • Australia – Harrison Family Superannuation Scheme
  • Australia – Hobby Superannuation
  • Australia – Statter Super
  • Hong Kong – Cranborne Retirement Scheme
  • Hong Kong – Wise Talent Retirement Scheme
  • India – Exide Life My Retirement Plan
  • Ireland – An Post Main Superannuation Scheme 1990
  • Ireland – An Post Spouses’ and Children’s Contributory Scheme 1990
  • Jersey – Logicalis Channel Islands Limited Pension Scheme
  • Netherlands – Simar Beheer BV by Brand New Day

The 1 removal is:

  • Mauritius – St James QROPS(Mauritius)

No changes or amendments.


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