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Who is eligible for a pension?

4.1.3 The CSP arrangements are open to all employees of the Civil Service and organisations listed in Schedule 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972, with the following exceptions:

  • people engaged locally overseas;
  • inward secondees from a non-CSP employer;
  • people who belong to another registered pension scheme to which you (as the employer) contribute;
  • people whose terms of employment exclude them from membership of the scheme.

Please note: for Civil Service employers, all appointments need not comply with the Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles. See


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