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|Description||The basic State Pension is a regular payment from the government that you can get when you reach State Pension age. To get it you must have paid or been credited with National Insurance contributions. The amount increases every year. |
You won't get your State Pension automatically. You have to claim it. Four months before you reach State Pension age you should get a letter telling you what to do. If you haven't got a letter 3 months before your State Pension age, phone the claim line. They'll discuss with you what you need to do.
There are 3 ways to claim: online, over the phone or by sending a claim form to your local pension centre.
Visit the State Pension section on the GOV.UK website
|Telephone number||0800 731 7898, textphone: 0800 731 7339|
Record last updated: 18 June 2014