Check your State Pension forecast

Use this service to find out:

  • how much State Pension you could get
  • when you can get it
  • how to increase it, if you can

This page is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

The State Pension age is under review and may change in the future.

You cannot use this service if you’re already getting your State Pension or if you’ve delayed (‘deferred’) claiming it.

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Other ways to apply

Applying online is the quickest way to get a forecast. If you’ll reach your State Pension age in more than 30 days you can also:

If you’re already getting your State Pension or have delayed claiming it

To get information about your State Pension, contact the Pension Service if you’re in the UK or the International Pension Centre if you live abroad.

  1. Step 1 Check when you can retire

  2. and Check how much pension you could get

  3. Step 2 Increase your pension

    You might be able to increase the amount you get if you delay your pension.

    1. Find out about delaying your pension

    For advice about increasing your workplace or private pension, speak to a financial adviser.

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  4. Step 3 Check what other financial support you could get

  5. Step 4 Decide when to retire