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Normal retirement age/date

If you left the LGPS on or after 1 October 2006 (1 December 2006 in Scotland)

Your normal retirement date is age 65

If you left the LGPS before 1 October 2006 (before 1 December 2006 in Scotland)

Your normal retirement date is age 65 unless you joined the LGPS before 1 April 1998, when your normal retirement date could be the earlier of:

  • Your 60th birthday, if you could have got 25 years membership in by then (if you had you stayed in the LGPS until age 60) or
  • Between age 60 and 65, on the day after the date that you could have completed 25 years membership (if you had stayed in the LGPS until then) or
  • Age 65
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