Retiring abroad can be a great experience – but the good times can also come with worries, particularly surrounding your pension and how it’s faring in today’s volatile market place. British pension rules are complicated and fast-changing , so it’s understandable those who live abroad can feel a bit ‘out of things.’ That’s where iExpats can help by delivering the latest headlines and key information explaining everything you need to know about claiming the State Pension from overseas and expat pensions. Our writers also look behind the scenes at the latest trends in lifestyle and living abroad – including detailed reports about Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS), QNUPS and SIPPS.


QROPS List – November 15, 2020

The United States is the first country to lose QROPS status for more than a year as two offshore expat pensions were delisted. The Qualifying


QROPS List – October 15, 2020

Gibraltar QROPS have come under the tax man’s spotlight with eight schemes axed from the list of expat offshore pensions, according to the latest official


QROPS List – October 1, 2020

More QROPS expat pensions were opened in the past two weeks than at any time since May 2016, according to the latest data from HM


QROPS List – September 1, 2020

10 new offshore QROPS have opened since the last list was published on August 18. Seven QROPS were opened in Australia, with one added in


QROPS List – August 17, 2020

Nine Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes have been added to the HMRC QROPS List since July 15. The list is scheduled for fortnightly publishing, but

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Pension Consolidation for Expats and jigsaw

Pension Consolidation for Expats

Few modern pensions offer a retirement income guarantee which means it pays to be more hands on about how your hard-earned money is invested. One

Expat Pensions showing a piggy bank

Expat Pensions

What’s in a name for offshore expat pensions? Well, quite a lot as several similar but competing schemes are out there if you know where

QNUPS, Qualifying Non UK Pension Scheme by iExpats

QNUPS Pensions For Expats Explained

If you are an expat looking for the best offshore retirement saving package, then a QNUPS, Qualifying Non UK Pension Scheme,  may be just what you


QROPS List – July 15, 2020

The list of Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes has lost three pensions for expats, according to the latest official data. The QROPS from Gibraltar, Ireland,


QROPS List – July 1, 2020

Ten new QROPS offshore pensions for expats were added to the official HMRC list in the past two weeks. While 11 were added, one was

QROPS Overseas Transfer Charge

QROPS Overseas Transfer Charge

The QROPS Overseas Transfer Charge is an exit charge for retirement savers transferring money from a UK pension fund to a specialist offshore pension for