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Changes to State Pension age

The age you can get your State Pension is changing.

When can I claim my State Pension?

The State Pension age is currently 66 years old for both men and women but will start gradually increasing again from 6 May 2026.

Check your State Pension age

Use the government's State Pension calculator to find out your State Pension age.

Will the State Pension age change again?

State Pension age is gradually increasing for men and women, and will gradually rise to 67 for those born on or after April 1960.

State Pension age is going to be kept under review, which means that it could change again in the future. This depends on different factors, such as changes in life expectancy.

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Last updated: Apr 08 2024

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