Apr 06, 2016
The new state pension will come into effect today 6th April 2016. There a three ways of getting your forecast.
1- On-line, just google state pension forecast and it will take you to the page. You will require to set up a gateway account ( have your mobile phone with you as you will receive an access code by text during the set up) unless you already have one in place if you complete self assessment. Once all this is set up you can then complete the forecast. You will require your NI number and your passport number or your P60 to hand. the process is fairly simple and easy to follow.
2- Telephone-0345 3000 168 (statements and enquiries) Telephone from outside the UK: +44 (0)191 218 3600
3- Fill out a B19 form available from website.
You will then be in posession of your stste pension forecast.