State Pension Forecasts
Applying for a state pension forecast online
Applicants can enrol for the State Pension forecasting service if fitting the following criteria:
- already registered as an individual, with another government online service
- live in the UK.
A Government Gateway User ID and password can be used for this service, however receipt of an activation code in the post will initially be required.
In the event that the enquirer does not have a Government Gateway account, one will be created upon an online forecast request.
To maximise security, a ‘User ID’ will be sent in the post, accompanying an activation code.
Activation of the service is required within 28 days of receiving the code.
State pension forecast by phone
A forecast can be requested via telephone, by calling the State Pension forecasting team. The form will be filled out for you and a forecast will be sent out in the post, and can be expected around 15 working days post request.
State pension forecast by post
A postal request can be submitted through completing the online form and sending in the post to:
State Pension Forecasting Team, The Pension Service, Tyneview Park, Whitley Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1BA.
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