IPM Self-Invested Personal Pension

Last updated: 21st September 2023

Charges Charges are subject to VAT although shown excluding VAT

Initial/Set up fee


Annual fee


Transfer in fee


Transfer out fee


In specie transfer, £30 per asset

In-specie transfer in fee

Mainly covered by annual fee

£450 for an in specie property transfer

Taking benefits

Flexi-Access Drawdown:

Establishing Flexi-Access Drawdown £150

Drawdown annual fee £150 pa

Closure of SIPP using Flexi-Access drawdown £250

Capped drawdown review £150

Accessing uncrystallised funds pension lump sum facility £150 pa

Annuity purchase fee


Payment of death benefits fee


Other fees

Non-Standard investments: From £600

Non-Standard investments annual fee: £200 +vat

Drafting a stock transfer form: £30

Deed of assignment (for use in an in specie transfer): £100


Access: Direct or via IFA

Both (direct clients on a case by case basis)

Online capability


Online access for advisers to view information held on their clients' IPM SIPPs (transfers, contributions, TBA, drawdown etc). Clients able to view their TBA online. No real time valuations via IPM website, advisers / clients able to use chosen investment house offering alongside IPMs

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

Structured products

Will be considered in line with FCA standard / non standard investment guidance

Trustee Investment Plans

Insurance company funds

Hedge funds

Will be considered in line with FCA standard / non standard investment guidance

Traded endowment plans

Will be considered in line with FCA standard / non standard investment guidance

Third party loans

but will be considered on a case by case basis

Property purchase

Purchase fee

£450 per property

Sale fee

£350 per property

£700 Sale of Property at Auction

Annual property administration fee


VAT registration fee


VAT return fees

£200 pa

Other fees

Rent reviews, £75

Ownership change, £200 per member

Borrowing charge, £450

Dealing with rent arrears, £75 per month

Property development, from £200

Aborted Purchases, Up to £900

SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account provider

Metro Bank

Current interest rate



Scheme trustees

I.P.M. Personal Pension Trustees Limited

Scheme administrator

I.P.M. SIPP Administration Limited

Minimum contributions

Regular payments

No minimum

Transfers/Single Premiums

No minimum

Min additional

No minimum

Company Information


Privately owned

Year established

1999 The original IPM Personal Pension Scheme was established in 1995

Funds under management

c£2.6 bn

Number of SIPPs administered


Defaqato rating

5 star


Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?



Flexi-Access Drawdown and UFPLS Offered


Scheme Pension offered




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