Estimate how much Pension Credit you could get.

You’ll need details of:

  • earnings, benefits and pensions
  • savings and investments

You’ll need the same details for your partner if you have one.

Who can’t use the calculator

You can’t use the calculator if you or your partner:

  • are deferring your State Pension
  • own more than one property
  • are self employed

Start now on the Pension Credit calculator

Other ways to apply

If you can’t use the calculator, you find out about Pension Credit another way. What you do depends on whether you or your partner:

  • are deferring the State Pension
  • own more than one property or are self-employed

Deferring the State Pension

Call the Pension Service helpline and ask about Pension Credit.

Pension Service helpline
0345 60 60 265
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm (except public holidays)
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More than one property or self-employed

Call the Pension Credit application line.

Pension Credit application line
0800 99 1234
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm (except public holidays)
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