Claim your state pension

Use this service to get your State Pension online.  

You will need:  

  • the date of your most recent marriage, civil partnership or divorce 
  • the dates of any time spent living or working abroad 
  • your personal or joint bank or building society details 

If you have received a letter about getting your State Pension (external link), you can use the invitation code from it.  

If you have not received an invitation letter and you are within four months of reaching your State Pension age, you can still claim online:

Applying online is the quickest way to get your State Pension but you can also: 

There is a different way to claim your pension from abroad (external link), including the Channel Islands.  

If you do not want to claim yet, you can delay your State Pension (external link)