Updated: Updated references to the introduction of Bereavement Support Payment for those whose spouse or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017.
Read this guidance to find out how to get Class 3 National Insurance credits if:
- you are or were married to or the civil partner of a member of the armed forces
- you went with them on an overseas posting after 6 April 1975
- you reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016
Class 3 National Insurance credits can help to fill gaps in your National Insurance record and count towards your State Pension.
How to apply