HM Revenue & Customs

What is a Pension Scheme Tax Reference (PSTR) and where can I find it?

A Pension Scheme Tax Reference (PSTR) is the unique reference given to you by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) when your scheme has been registered for tax relief and exemptions. It has 10 characters made up of 8 numbers followed by 2 letters. You need to make a note of this reference number and quote it whenever you contact HMRC.

Your PSTR will be notified online and/or by post as follows