Changes to State Pension age
The age at which you can get your State Pension is changing.
When can I claim my State Pension?
The State Pension age is currently 65 for men. It’s gradually increasing for women from 60 to 65.
The exact date that you can claim your State Pension depends on when you were born.
How do I find out my State Pension age?
You can check your State Pension age by using the Government's State Pension calculator.
Will the State Pension age change again?
There are more changes planned. From 2019, the State Pension age will increase for both men and women to reach 66 by October 2020.
The Government is planning further increases, which will raise the State Pension age from 66 to 67 between 2026 and 2028.
The State Pension age is going to be kept under review, which means that it could change again in the future, depending on different factors, such as changes in life expectancy.
What should I do now?
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