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Wednesday, 1 July 2020

National Insurance Credits for Military Spouses During Overseas Postings



How spouses and civil partners of armed forces personnel posted overseas can fill gaps in their National Insurance record.

You may be able to get National Insurance credits if you’re married to or the civil partner of a member of the armed forces and you go with them on an overseas posting.


Credits can help to fill gaps in your National Insurance record, for example if you were not in work when you were with your partner on an overseas posting. Credits can make sure you qualify for certain benefits including the State Pension.

Check your National Insurance record for gaps. You may not need to apply for credits, for example if you’ve already paid National Insurance contributions for the time overseas or you were getting certain benefits.

 Click here for further advice and guidance.