When you can get the State pension

Those born before 1955 can retire at 66, others will have to wait until they are older

Those born on or after January 1st, 1961  will not get the State pension until they are 68

Those born on or after January 1st, 1961 will not get the State pension until they are 68

 

– If you were born before the end of 1954, you can draw down the State pension when you turn 66

– If you were born on or after January 1st, 1955, you will be able to receive the Staste pension when you turn 67

– If you were born on or after January 1st, 1961 you will not be able to receive the State pension until you turn 68