How to increase your State Pension for men born between 6 April 1945 and 5 April 1950 and women born between 6 April 1950 and 5 April 1952.
This fact sheet is for:
- men born between 6 April 1945 and 5 April 1950
- women born between 6 April 1950 and 5 October 1952
If you don’t get a full basic State Pension, it explains how you may be able to increase the amount you get.
State Pension top up
Until 5 April 2017 you can apply to make a Class 3A voluntary contribution to top up your State Pension by up to £25 per week. This is for:
- men born before 6 April 1951
- women born before 6 April 1953