Aviva Pension Portfolio

Last updated: 25th April 2024

Charges VAT is not charged on these fees

Initial/Set up fee


Annual fee

Choice option SIPP for self-investment

Up to £30,000: 0.40%
£30,000 - £250,000: 0.35%
£250,000 - £400,000: 0.25%
£400,000+ : 0.15%

Core option SIPP

Up to £30,000: 0.35%
£30,000 - £250,000: 0.30%
£250,000 - £400,000: 0.20%
£400,000+ : 0.10%

Transfer in fee


Transfer out fee


In-specie transfer in fee


Taking Benefits


Annuity purchase fee


Payment of death benefits fee


Alteration to income fee


Other fees

Equity dealing, £7.50 per trade

within a model portfolio, £1.50 per trade


Access: Direct or via IFA

Via IFA only

Online capability


Member has read only access, IFA has greater online functionality including online dealing

Permitted Investments

Commercial property

(Choice Option only - via Curtis Banks)

Unit trusts & OEICS

Only available via the Aviva platform, other platforms not allowed

External deposit accounts

Overseas listed stock and shares

UK listed stocks and shares

Only available via the Aviva platform, other platforms not allowed

AIM shares

The majority of AIM shares can be purchased

Gilts/corporate bonds


Only available via the Aviva platform, other platforms not allowed

Investment trusts

Discretionary management

National Savings & Investments

Unlisted shares

Structured products

Trustee Investment Plans

Insurance company funds

Hedge funds

Traded endowment plans

Property purchase via Curtis Banks

Purchase fee

Aviva fee - £485

£923 for panel solicitor, otherwise £1,169

Plus £186 per additional member

Sale fee

£740 for panel solicitor, otherwise £986

Annual property administration fee

Aviva fee - 0.12% of net value (taken monthly)

£586 (£462 for land)

Plus further £186 if property is mortgaged
Plus £123 per additional member for joint purchases

VAT registration fee


VAT return fees

£246 per property

Other fees

Mortgaging a property £308

New lease fee £308 for panel solicitor, otherwise £554

Aborted transactions, Time-costed

Rent reviews, £246 per event

SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account provider

a range of deposit takers - currently:
HSBC Bank plc
Lloyds Bank plc
Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

Current interest rate



Scheme trustees

Aviva Pension Trustees UK Limited

Scheme administrator

Aviva Pension Trustees UK Limited

Minimum contributions

Regular payments

£100 per month

Transfers/Single Premiums

£5,000 (£1,000 if regular being made)

Min additional


Company Information


Public company

Year established

Norwich Union were founded in 1797, the Aviva brand was launched in 2009

Funds under management

Not given

Number of SIPPs administered

Not given


Accepts DB transfers?



Flexible Drawdown offered



Property purchase via via Curtis Banks


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