Accessing your pension pot - what are your options?

There’s now more flexibility for anyone over 55 to access their ‘defined contribution’ pension pots. We’ve put together some information to help you understand the options available. Find out more:

Accessing your pension pot - what are your options?


I have a question about my pension.

If you have a pension in place with us, we answer your most commonly asked questions and give you links to further information.


I have a question about my investment.

Please select the type of investment that you have from the list below, and we’ll show you the answers to the most frequently asked questions.


Unit trusts

With Profits bonds

Structured Products

General Investments


I have a question about my with profits investment.

If you have a with profits bond or pension with us, we answer your most commonly asked questions and give you links to further information.

Frequently asked questions about with profits bonds

Find out more about the with profits fund your pension or bond is invested in.


I have a question about my home insurance.

If you have questions about your home insurance policy, you may be able to find the answers in our FAQ section.

In the unfortunate event that you need to make a claim, we’re here to help.


What's the value of my investment or pension?

You can find out the current value of your Legal & General investment or pension, seven days a week by using our secure online service,
My Account.

Registering and using the service is fast and secure - just visit:

If you need any help registering for
My Account, please call us on 0345 073 0785. Our lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6:00pm. We may record and monitor calls. Call charges will vary.

Natural Income Rates

Find out the latest rates for our funds paying natural income, available through our investment bonds.

View the latest tables

Existing customer offers

You already trust us with some of your financial needs, so if you're looking for quality insurance from an award winning provider, why not make the most of our Existing Customer Offers. 

Home insurance

As an existing customer, we’d like to reward you with a £75 M&S Gift Card if you get a quote for a new Home Insurance Extra or Essentials buildings and contents policy with us by 31 March 2017 and buy within 30 days. Terms and conditions apply

Current or previous home insurance customers who have held a policy in the last 12 months are not eligible for the offer.

Learn more

Trusts - Leave your loved ones more.

If you have a life insurance policy, it makes sense to consider placing it into a Trust. It will help make sure that your beneficiaries receive the money you intended to leave them with no added delays.

Our Trust Hub contains lots of information about different types of Trust and an interactive tool to help you decide which Trust is best for your needs.

Visit the Trust Hub

Try our handy TaxFacts app

Our free app lets you see key tax dates and tables at a glance, along with guides to aid tax planning at all life stages.

The calculators section helps you understand your potential tax liability on all sorts of financial events like accessing your pension pot, making mortgage repayments and receiving dividends.

Learn more

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Information for with profits customers

If you have a with profits policy such as a pension, bond or endowment you can find out more here.

Jargon buster

Choosing the right pension can be difficult, which is why we've created this jargon buster to explain some of the most commonly used words and terms.

Frequently asked questions.

Understanding pensions can be confusing. Our Frequently asked questions answers some of the questions you may have.