Curtis Banks Your Future SIPP

Last updated: 18th April 2024

Charges Charges are subject to VAT although shown excluding VAT

Initial/Set up fee

£0 Online application

£123 Paper based application

Annual fee

£382 - using a Curtis Banks Investment Partner &/or one deposit account

£886 - full range of investment options

A further £123 is charged where no servicing IFA is linked to the SIPP

Transfer in fee

£62 for cash transfers (waived at plan establishment)

Transfer out fee

Full or partial, Nil

Transfer to QROPS, £432

Forwarding monies to receiving scheme after SIPP closed, £62

In-specie transfer in fee

£123 in-specie transfers (waived at plan establishment)

Additional £308 for specialist investment

Taking Benefits

Accessing fund using Flexi-Access drawdown, £149

Annual fee for payment of pension income, £186

Uncrystallised Fund Pension Lump Sum, £149 per payment

Conversion from Capped to Flexi-Access drawdown, nil

Payment of total fund and SIPP closure, nil

Capped Drawdown reviews/LTA test at 75/excess LTA payment, £123

Annuity purchase fee


Payment of death benefits fee

Time costed (min £616)

Other fees

Directly held investment purchase/sale fee, £62 per application/instruction

Specialist investment due diligence/purchase fee, £635

Specialist investment due diligence/purchase fee - top up, £320

Specialist investments annual fee, £253 per investment

Implementing pension sharing order, time costed, min £382

Correspondence on non-payment of fees, £31 per letter


Access: Direct or via IFA


Online capability On-line SIPP application process which sees the establishment fee waived. Full online visibility of SIPP assets, drawdown summary, transaction history, illustrations. The online portal is completely responsive to any device to access on the go, with secure messaging for reliable, secure communications.


Full online data

Permitted Investments

Commercial property

Unit trusts & OEICS

All platforms allowed

External deposit accounts

Unrestricted access to all 'sippable' deposit accounts

Overseas listed stock and shares

All stockbrokers allowed

UK listed stocks and shares

All stockbrokers allowed

AIM shares

All stockbrokers allowed

Gilts/corporate bonds

All stockbrokers allowed


All stockbrokers allowed

Investment trusts

All stockbrokers allowed

Discretionary management

Unrestricted access

National Savings & Investments

Unlisted shares

Subject to full due diligence

Structured products

Trustee Investment Plans

Insurance company funds

Hedge funds

Traded endowment plans

Third party loans

Property purchase

Purchase fee

£923 (£1,169 off-panel solicitor)

plus a further £186 per member for shared purchases

Sale fee

£740 (£986 off-panel solicitor)

Annual property administration fee

Property £586
Land £462

plus £123 per additional member for shared purchases

VAT registration fee

£186 per property

VAT return fees

£246 per annum, per property

Other fees

Additional annual fee for second and each subsequent tenant, £369 pa
(capped at £738 per property or £369 where a property manager is appointed)

Aborted transactions, Time-costed

New Lease & lease renewals, £308 (£554 off panel solicitor) per lease

Rent reviews, £246 per event

SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account provider


Current interest rate



Scheme trustees

Suffolk Life Trustees Limited

Scheme administrator

Curtis Banks Pensions

Minimum contributions

Regular payments

No minimum

Transfers/Single Premiums

No minimum

Min additional

No minimum

Company Information


Curtis Banks is part of the Nucleus Financial Platforms group

Year established


Funds under management

£83 billion in total as at 26 September 2023

Number of SIPPs administered

Over 250,000 customers as at 26 September 2023

Defaqto rating

Five Stars


Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?

Yes, if IFA advised


Flexi-Access Drawdown/UFPLS offered




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