Early Retirement, Your Pension and Benefits

State Pension

The earliest you can get your State Pension is when you reach your State Pension age. You will have to wait to claim your State Pension if you retire before you reach that age.
 

The amount you will get

The amount you will get depends on your National Insurance record and when you reach State Pension age.
 
You will claim basic State Pension and Additional State Pension if you reached State Pension age before 6 April 2016.
 
You will claim the new State Pension if you reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016.

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