The Pension Service helps with State Pension eligibility. They also help with State Pension claims and payments.
You can claim online https://www.gov.uk/claim-state-pension-online. You can get your State Pension paid directly into your account. When you are within 4 months. Of your State Pension age.
If you are claiming your State Pension for the first time. Then call the Pension Service contact number 0843 850 2348. The Textphone number is 0800 731 7339. Their phone lines are open Monday to Friday. From 8am to 6pm. Except on public holidays.
Call the Pension Service telephone number. If you want to your circumstances have changed.
You can write to the Pension Service. You will need to find you local pension centre. To get the address https://www.gov.uk/find-pension-centre.
State Pension is a regular payment. From the government. You can qualify for this. When you reach State Pension age.
You must have contributed to National Insurance. To qualify for State Pension.
The most you can get. Is £110.15 a week.
Call the Pension Service contact number. If you want to find out. If you qualify for State Pension. The Pension Service contact number is 0843 850 2348.
Claiming State Pension
You don’t get State Pension automatically. You will have to claim it. You will get a letter 4 months before you reach State Pension age. Informing you what to do.
If you haven’t received the letter. Then call the Pension service phone number. They will explain to you. What you need to do to claim State Pension.
There is 4 different ways to make a claim. You can claim online https://www.gov.uk/claim-state-pension-online.
Or you can claim over the phone. On the Pension Service contact number 0843 850 2348. Alternatively you can download the State Pension claim form https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-basic-state-pension. Then send the completed form. To your local pension centre
The Pension Service phone number is: 0843 479 2471. The Textphone number is 0800 731 7339. The lines are open. Monday to Friday. From 8am to 6pm.
Additional State Pension
Additional State Pension is an extra amount of money. You could get with your basic State Pension. It is based on the NI contributions you have made.
You will get the Additional State Pension automatically. If you are qualify. Unless you have contracted out of it.
Additional State Pension is paid with your basic State Pension. Additional State Pension normally increases each year.
You can find more information. About Additional State Pension. Visit the gov.uk website https://www.gov.uk/additional-state-pension.
If you are unhappy with the service. You received from Pension Service. You should contact the office dealing with your claim. You can find their contact details. At the top of any correspondence. From the Pension Service.
If you are not sure which office to contact. Then call the Pension Service customer services number 0843 850 2348. If you are deaf or hard of hearing. Use their Textphone number 0845 722 4433. Their phone lines are open. Monday to Friday. From 8am to 6pm.
If you’re unhappy with the response you get. Then you can have the complaint. Sent to the Director General of Operations. For the Department for Work and Pensions. They will try to deal with your complaint within 15 working days.