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


The 18 schemes added are:

  1. Australia – Barry and Julia Carter Superannuation Fund
  2. Australia – Connelly Super Fund
  3. Australia – David Smith SMSF
  4. Australia – Foster Superannuation Fund
  5. Australia – Gooding Super Fund
  6. Australia – I & A McLellan Super Fund
  7. Australia – Jones UK Super Fund
  8. Australia – Kalyan Superannuation Fund
  9. Australia – M and V Garland Self Managed Super Fund
  10. Australia – McAney Family Superannuation Trust
  11. Australia – Richkate
  12. Australia – Sedgefield Superannuation Fund
  13. Australia – Sit Down Super Fund
  14. Australia – Slevin Family Super Fund
  15. Isle of Man – Ardonan Isle of Man Pension Plan
  16. Jersey – Vantage Employee Pension Scheme
  17. Netherlands – ABP Pension Scheme
  18. New Zealand – SMS 14 Fund

The following scheme has been removed from the list:

  1. Australia – Bee Eater Super Fund

No amendments.


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