Changes to contracting out from 6 April 2016
Contracting out of the additional State Pension ended on 6 April 2016.
This information is for a man born on or after 6 April 1951 or a woman born on or after 6 April 1953
Contracting out ended on 6 April 2016. If you were contracted out:
- you are no longer contracted out
- you pay more National Insurance (which will be the standard rate of National Insurance)
You can read further information for people who reach State Pension age on or after 06 April 2016 and have been contracted-out of the state earnings related pension scheme (SERPS) or the state second pension (S2P)