United Kingdom pensions paid in New Zealand
Common questions and answers about UK Pensions paid in New Zealand
Updated 21 September 2016
This factsheet sets out the key elements of the UK State Pension scheme and the impact that UK State Pensions may have on your payments of New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s Pension. The information about UK State pensions should only be used as a guide. For more specific information about UK state Pensions please contact the Pension Service in the United Kingdom.
At what age can I get a State Pension?
The UK State Pension
How to apply for a State Pension?
Why do I need to apply for a State Pension?
How much State Pension will I receive?
Will the amount of my State Pension be increased while I live in New Zealand?
How often will I receive my State Pension?
Where can I get further information about State Pensions?
Will my State Pension affect the amount of New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s Pension I get?
Are there any instances where the State Pension does not affect the rate of New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension?
How much New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s Pension will I get paid?
Am I entitled to other New Zealand payments in addition to New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s Pension?
Does my UK “contracted-out” pension affect the payment of New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s Pension or other New Zealand benefits?
Does my State Pension affect my partner’s New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s Pension entitlement?
What options are available for payment of my UK pension in New Zealand?
Do state pensions from other countries affect payment of New Zealand Superannuation or Veterans Pensions?
How do I find out about my own individual situation?
Please contact our International Services Team for more information