UK Armed Forces Preserved Pension
If you have served 2 years or more in the UK Armed Forces, you will be entitled to a pension. The age at which you can claim the pension depends upon various factors,
AFPS 75 deferred pension member whose service ended before 6 April
2006, should claim their pensions, from Veterans UK, at age 60.
AFPS 75 deferred pension members whose service ended on or after 6 April
2006, but who had at least two years service before 6 April 2006, should claim
the proportion of their pension which relates to their pre 6 April 2006, service
at age 60 with the remainder becoming payable at age 65.
AFPS 05 was introduced in 2005 and for those joining or rejoining the Regular
Armed Forces from 6 April 2005. Serving members of AFPS 75 were given
the opportunity to transfer to AFPS 05 by 6 April 2006.
AFPS 05 deferred pension members should claim their pensions from
Veterans UK at age 65
RFPS 05 is a scheme applicable for those starting or renewing a Full Time
Reserve Service commitment /contract from 6 April 2005 and Serving
members of FTRSPS 97 were given the opportunity to transfer to RFPS 05 by
6 April 2006.
AFPS 05 and RFPS05 deferred pension members should claim their pensions
from Veterans UK at age 65.
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