Get advice or information about pensions and benefits if you live abroad or have lived abroad.

You can contact the International Pension Centre (IPC) using the online enquiry form. Changes your personal details, eg your address or bank details, must be reported by telephone or letter.

Telephone

State Pension
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 218 7777
Textphone: +44 (0) 191 218 7280
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

Pro-rata Employment and Support Allowance (PRESA)
If you were given PRESA under European Community regulations.
Telephone + 44 (0) 191 218 7680
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
If you were given ESA under UK regulations.
Telephone +44 (0) 191 218 2050
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
Telephone +44 (0) 191 218 7650
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Jobseeker’s Allowance
Telephone +44 (0) 191 218 7652
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Bereavement Benefit or Widows Pension
If you’re under UK State Pension age
Telephone +44 (0) 191 218 7608
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Incapacity Benefit and Maternity Allowance
Telephone +44 (0) 191 218 7644
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Post

Contact the IPC first if you want to send items by courier - otherwise they will be returned to you at your own cost.

The Pension Service 11
Mail Handling Site A
Wolverhampton
WV98 1LW
United Kingdom

Read about pensions and benefits

You can read guidance on pensions and benefits including: