Last updated14th April 2016


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Charges are not subject to VAT
Initial/Set up fee£387
Annual fee0.25% per year, subject to a minimum charge of £40 per month
Transfer in fee£83 per provider
Transfer out feeNone
In-specie transfer in fee£83 per provider
Taking benefitsAnnual administration of capped drawdown: £200 pa

Reviews of max income for capped drawdown: £165 per review

Establishment of Flexi-Access Drawdown pension: £0

Annual administration of Flexi-Access Drawdown: £0
Annuity purchase feeNone
Payment of death benefits feeNone
Alteration to income feeNone
Other fees Subsequent single contributions and increase to regular contributions, £55

In-specie single contributions, £155 per asset

Investment administration charges

Listed discretionary fund manager, £325 per year

Paperless transaction charge, free

Other transactions, £38 per transaction

Wrap platform, free

Model Portfolio Service Discretionary Investment Management fee, where Sanlam Financial Services UK has appointed Sanlam International Investments:

Active Models, 0.42% per annum

Passive Models, 0.30% per annum


Access: Direct or via IFABoth

Online capability

DetailsQUICK SIPP illustrations (including drawdown) and transaction histories are available online

Permitted Investments

Commercial property
Overseas property
Unit trusts & OEICSVia a limited range of platforms allowed
External deposit accountsunrestricted access to all 'Sippable' deposit accounts
Overseas listed stock and sharesAll stockbrokers allowed
UK listed stocks and sharesAll stockbrokers allowed
AIM sharesAll stockbrokers allowed
Gilts/corporate bondsAll stockbrokers allowed
ETFsAll stockbrokers allowed
Investment trusts All stockbrokers allowed
Discretionary managementUnrestricted access
National Savings & Investmentssubject to asset vetting check
Unlisted sharesconsidered on a case by case basis
Structured productswithin limits
Trustee Investment Plans
Insurance company pension funds
Hedge fundson a case by case basis
Traded endowment planson a case by case basis
Intellectual property
Brands / Trademarks
Third party loanson a case by case basis

Property purchase

Purchase fee£660 per property

Completion of property purchase, £220
Sale fee£660 per property
Annual property administration fee£660 per annum without a managing agent

£332 per annum with a managing agent
VAT registration fee£164
VAT return fees£164 per annum per property
Lease renewal / new lease fee£165 per lease
Other feesLoan arrangement fee, £165 per loan

Repayment of loan, £165 per loan

Shared ownership charge, £200 initial transaction plus £150 each subsequent event

Insurance administration, £165 per annum

Multiple member property purchase, £112 per member

In specie property contribution, £205 per contribution

Leasehold property charge, £164 per annum

Vacant property charge, £164 per annum

Rent arrears letter, £28 per letter

Overdrawn account, £28 per letter

VAT payment administration charge, 0.80% of property purchase price

Penalty for rent arrears action £165

SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account providerBarclays Bank
Current interest rate0.10%


Scheme trusteesSanlam Trustee Services UK Limited
Scheme administratorSanlam Financial Services UK Limited

Minimum contributions

Regular payments£100 or £1,000 pa (plus a min single/lump sum
Transfers/Single Premiums£1,000
Min additional£1,000

Company Information

OwnershipSanlam Investment and Pensions is the trading name of Sanlam Life and Pensions Limited, a wholly owned subsidary of Sanlam UK Limited. Sanlam UK Limited is wholly owned by Sanlam Limited, a South African financial services group based in Cape Town and listed on the South African stock exchange (JSE).
Year establishedSanlam Limited was established in 1918
Funds under managementSanlam Limited manages funds in excess of £50bn worldwide
Number of SIPPs administeredSanlam Investment & Pensions administers c2,300 SIPPs
Defaqto ratingFive Stars


Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?Yes, only if IFA advised


Flexi-Access Drawdown/UFPLS offeredFlexi Access Drawdown : Yes

Scheme Pension offeredNo

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Sanlam One SIPP

Sanlam specialise in financial products including investments, pensions, private wealth and fund solutions.

The Sanlam One SIPP was started in 1970.

The SIPP allows investment into a wide range of assets, with no obvious exclusions and is available for investors to use directly or via an Independent Financial Adviser (IFAs).

The minimum contribution levels are £100 per month for regular contributions and £1,000 for a transfer in or lump sum payment.

There is no mandated SIPP bank account, members are free to make their own choice, subject to the chosen bank being acceptable to Sanlam.