Find out about State Pension eligibility, claims, payments and complaints. You can also report a change of circumstances, for example if you’ve changed address.
Claim your State Pension
You’ll get a letter inviting you to make a claim no later than 2 months before you reach State Pension age.
Once you get the letter, you can put in a claim for your State Pension online. You can also:
Phone lines are currently busier than normal because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Claiming online is the quickest way to get your State Pension.
Request a form
Technical help with the online service
Get pension information, or report a change
Contact the Pension Service to:
- get information about your State Pension
- report a change in your circumstances, such as a change of address or bank details
- report a death
- ask any other questions you have related to your State Pension
Phone lines are currently busier than normal because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Contact the International Pension Centre if you live abroad.
Get a State Pension forecast
You can check how much State Pension you could get when you reach State Pension age by:
Write to the Pension Service
The Pension Service
Post Handling Site A
Complain about the Pension Service
Contact the Department for Work and Pensions to complain about the Pension Service.