Current Pension Rates

These pension rates, publications and links are published for information only. Should you have any queries regarding either the Armed Forces Pension Scheme (AFPS) 1975 or 2005, please contact Defence Business Services at the address at the bottom of this page. You will need to provide as many details as possible, including your Service Number, dates of service etc. For a more comprehensive selection of publications and information, please visit the Ministry of Defence's own Armed Forces Pension site at:

Armed Forces Pensions

2014 Officers Pension Rates

2014 Airmens Pension Rates

2014 Resettlement Grant Rates

Note that the above rates are Armed Forces Pension Scheme 1975 (AFPS 75). As the Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (AFPS 05) is salary-based, you need to use the Pensions Calculator to work out a provisional pension value:

Armed Forces Pension Calculator

AFPS 75 - Pension Guides

Your Pension Scheme Explained

Internal Dispute Resolution Procedures

Increasing Your Benefits
Family Pension Benefits

AFPS 05 - Pension Guides

Your Pension Scheme Explained
Family Pension Benefits

AFPS Pension Guides

Transferring Benefits
Pension Benefits on Divorce
Reserve Forces Pension Scheme - Explained

Reserve Forces Pension and Compensation Benefits

Pension Information

Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
Your Compensation Scheme Explained
Your Compensation Scheme Explained - Addendum

The Forces Pension Society
State Pension
War Pensions (if you are no longer Serving in HM Armed Forces and your claimed disablement arose before 6 April 2005)

Your Life - Pensions and Retirement
Pension Benefits on Divorce – Age at which ex-partners can claim

Royal British Legion War Pension and Compensation Clinics

Armed Forces Pension Queries

Defence Business Services
Pensions Division
Mail Point 480
Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
Glasgow G2 8EX

Pay and Pensions Enquiry Service Contact Number:

Tel: 0141 224 3600

Freephone: 0800 085 3600

Normal Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 0700 - 1900

Serving Armed Forces Personnel

Service personnel who wish to obtain a Pensions quote should write to the following address, giving their name, Service number and date of birth:

Pensions Division

Mail Point 487
Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
Glasgow G2 8EX

Please note that a serving member is permitted one free pension quote per 12 month period. Further requests may be made, but there will be an administrative charge for them.

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