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Joining Nest

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We’re open to everyone. No matter what job you do or how much you earn, if your employer chooses Nest, you can save with us.

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Joining through my employer

As Nest is a workplace pension, most of our members join because they’re automatically enrolled by their employer.

Being automatically enrolled into Nest

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Joining as self-employed

If you’re self-employed or the sole director of a company that doesn’t employ anyone else, you can use Nest to save for your retirement.

Signing up as a self-employed member

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Joining through a divorce settlement

It’s also possible to join Nest after getting a share of a partner’s retirement pot in a divorce settlement.

If you've been awarded a share of a Nest retirement pot

Can I opt out?

If you're automatically enrolled into Nest you can opt-out as long as you're within your one month opt-out period. 

How to opt out

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Make the most of your account

Keep track of how much you've saved by logging into your account.