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I am 61 years old. I applied for my State Pension, but it

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: I am 61 years old. I applied for my State Pension , but it has been refused, although I have 18 years of full contributions.
JA: What is your retirement age?
Customer: according to them is 66.
JA: Anything else you want the Accountant to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Pensions
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Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Go ahead please
Expert:  james bruce replied 1 day ago.

Hello, I hope you are well. My name is***** am a solicitor advocate and I will be assisting you with your question today. I am very sorry to hear of the problem you are experiencing and I will do my best to help you with this matter.
The state retirement age for women changed between 2010-2018 increasing to 65. Then there are increases for both women and men to 66, 67 and 68.

If you can tell your date of birth I can then confirm your state retirement age.

Expert:  james bruce replied 1 day ago.

The attached link will allow you to enter your date of birth and then find the exact day you will be eligible to claim your state pension.

https://www.gov.uk/state-pension-age/y/age

Expert:  james bruce replied 1 day ago.

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