APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

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APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby Unicorn » Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:45 pm

Does anyone know how to apply for UK state pension using Digital Cert?

It seems you can do it via this route.

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby gerryh » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:44 pm

I thought UK state pensions were automatic?
I can't remember having to apply for mine.
I had been living here, Spain, for 5 years before I had my UK pension at 65.
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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby elusive » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:48 pm

Yeah you have to aply for it. Or did upto a few years back.you dont get if you dont ask!

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby gerryh » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:36 pm

OK it must have changed since I got mine 11 years ago.
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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby pensure1988 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:30 pm

Hi

I applied for my State Pension in 2016 when I was 65. I went straight to the Pension Office in UK. Did not use a Digital Certificate only by post. Look up the Address on the official government website.

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby Unicorn » Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:39 pm

Thanks for that. I have to apply in Spain as I have worked here.

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby pensure1988 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:49 pm

Hi

Here is more info for you

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/living-in-spain#pensions

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby Unicorn » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:10 pm

Thanks David. Looks good.

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby elusive » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:52 am

If you applying via spain as this was the last place you worked then the INSS should do the donkey work for you in contacting the DWP

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Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

Postby john the baptist » Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:51 pm

how long does it take if and application for Spanish pension via uk Gibraltar and Spanish contributions take to go through?? Spain is were im resident and paid my last SS contribution. with covid i know that the process obviously delayed. I looking at a medical one and i know that they have written to gib and UK, but my medical assessment has been cancelled due to covid and nothing else has happened in the last 6 months.

I am chasing it up obviously actually its going through a gestor so shes doing it for me but she just logs in a see nothing changing.

Has someone gone through this process normally (age) or even medically and how long did it take???

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