Foreign pension checking service

Foreign pension checking service

We provide a pension confirmation service for British Nationals who are drawing a pension from a foreign country

You must book an appointment to get your form stamped and signed by us.

Email with your:

  • full name
  • daytime contact telephone number

We'll call you to arrange a convenient date and time.

The address is: Old Council House, Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1JG. The entrance is on Broad Street. You can find an access guide on the AccessAble website.

Don't come to the Old Council house without an appointment.

You'll need

We need two things. Bring with you:

  • proof of address, like a utility bill from the last 3 months
  • a valid passport or a photo driving licence


This service costs £10. You must pay when you're at the Register Office.

Terms and conditions

See our Register Office terms and conditions (pdf, 295KB) (opens new window)