Get information about your State Pension
Contact the Pension Service to get information about:
- your State Pension
- Pension Credit
- missing Cold Weather Payments and Christmas Bonus payments
- getting extra payments from a deceased husband, wife or civil partner’s State Pension
- making voluntary National Insurance contributions if you’ve already reached State Pension age - if you’ve not reached State Pension age, call the Future Pensions Centre instead
- becoming an appointee for someone claiming State Pension
If you live abroad, contact the International Pension Centre instead.
If you want information about someone else’s State Pension, use the ‘alternative enquiry’ service.
This guide is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).
Call the Pension Service
Telephone: 0800 731 0469
Textphone: 0800 731 0464
Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 731 0469
British Sign Language (BSL) video relay service if you’re on a computer - find out how to use the service on mobile or tablet
Welsh language: 0800 731 0453
Welsh language textphone: 0800 731 0456
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Find out about call charges
Write to the Pension Service
The Pension Service
Post Handling Site A