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Thread: UK Pension: Qualifying years

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    Default UK Pension: Qualifying years

    Quick question:

    Are the year(s) we are on JET contribute towards the qualifying years needed to receive a full uk state pension?

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    Join Date
    May 2010

    Default Re: UK Pension: Qualifying years

    dunno, probably depends if you were making NI payments or not

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    Default Re: UK Pension: Qualifying years

    That would be a no then.

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    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2008

    Default Re: UK Pension: Qualifying years

    The years on JET can only be transfered to the UK pension system if you don't get a lump sum refund. If you already received your refund you cannot add the years to your pension.

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    Senior Member Jordan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010

    Default Re: UK Pension: Qualifying years

    You can however use the refund money to make voluntary top up payments if you're worried.

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    You only need 30 qualifying years now, so I'm well on track for a full state pension.

    Just started a private pension with my new work as well, so no more worries hopefully!

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    Billy Big Bollocks Ini's Avatar
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    Jan 1970

    Default Re: UK Pension: Qualifying years

    japans dropped their pension pay in scheme to 10 years down from 25.

    early retirement here I come.....
    Great men of action never mind on occasion being ridiculous; in a sense it is part of their job.

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