Author Topic: UK-Canada retirement  (Read 995 times)

daverobev

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UK-Canada retirement
« on: August 27, 2015, 02:10:38 PM »
AFAIK you need 10 years of UK NI contribs to get any UK state pension. There's a good chance this will change before I retire (in the govt's eyes!) - I think I have 12 or so years of contribs so not much room.

I believe you can transfer this to Canada somehow. Does anyone happen to know, or have links/good search terms? Does it go to CPP or OAS, for example. How does one do it?

Not looking to do anything immediately, or even at all - diversity and all that (though the UK pension for non-EU expats isn't inflation adjusted after it begins, so I'd probably be mad not to do something if something is doable - and assuming we don't move somewhere else in the next 30 years!).

Thanks!
« Last Edit: August 27, 2015, 02:12:48 PM by daverobev »

Cathy

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Re: UK-Canada retirement
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2015, 08:39:04 PM »
Service Canada has a webpage discussing these issues with further links. See "United Kingdom - Pensions and Benefits".

The general rule is that government publications are not legal authority and cannot be relied on for any purpose. Furthermore, I have not read the page closely and I do not know whether it is accurate. I am only providing it to you to assist in your research because you apparently didn't know the right search words to locate this content. No endorsement of the link is intended.
« Last Edit: August 27, 2015, 08:40:57 PM by Cathy »

daverobev

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Re: UK-Canada retirement
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2015, 08:20:34 AM »
Thanks. That looks to be "the other way" but I'll have a browse.