How it Works

Follow these simple steps to initiate the transfer of your RSA to ARM Pensions.

Provide your Biodata

Click here to submit your name, surname, phone number, PIN number and email address

Capture your biometrics

Capture your biometrics at our office or indicate that we come to you when filling out your request to transfer

Stay Updated

You will be notified regarding your transfer progress up until the transfer has been completed.

Reasons to Switch to ARM Pensions

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can only transfer once a year.

Ensure you complete your data recapture with your current PFA. Thereafter provide your new PFA with the following details ( Surname, Phone Number, PIN Number and Email Address). You will be required to do a biometric capture to complete the Transfer Process.

Transfers are absolutely free.

Requests made within a quarter will be treated in that quarter, requests made in the last month of a quarter will be treated in the next quarter. Transfers will be effected within 7 working days after the quarter in which the request is made.

No, it will not affect your account balance.

You will receive notifications as the transfer process progresses. You will also be notified when the transfer has been completed.

Yes, you can. Proof of impairment will be uploaded alongside your application.

An RSA holder has the right to transfer his or her account from one PFA to another. The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has put measures in place to ensure that such right is respected.

No, you do not need to inform your current PFA before transferring. However, it is important for an RSA holder that registered before 1 July 2019, to have recaptured his/her biometrics and biodata with their current PFA.

This refers to the PFA to which an RSA is being transferred.

This refers to the current PFA, from which an RSA is being moved to a Receiving PFA

The RSA transfer process is conducted on a secure and fully automated platform. The process has inbuilt controls that ensure that it is legitimate and only you can initiate the transfer of your RSA. This is achieved by verifying your fingerprints on the National Identity Management Commission’s (NIMC) database.

Yes, a retiree who is on PW is eligible to transfer their RSA from one PFA to another.

Yes, a Micro Pension Contributor transfer can transfer their RSA from one PFA to another.

Need more information about the Transfer Window? Send an email to or give us a call on 01-2715000

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