Guidance

How to increase your State Pension if you reached State Pension age between 6 April 2010 and 5 April 2015

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.

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How to increase your State Pension if you reached State Pension age between 6 April 2010 and 5 April 2015

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Welsh: Sut i gynyddu eich Pensiwn y Wladwriaeth os rydych yn cyrraedd oedran Pensiwn y Wladwriaeth rhwng 6 Ebrill 2010 a 5 Ebrill 2015

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Detail

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