Our Process

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1

Work
History

Where & When have you worked to date?

Make a list like this

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National Insurance Number

2

National
Insurance №

What’s your Nat Insurance Number?

Don’t Know? OK. Just tell us Where & When you lived
in the UK.

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3

Payment
Proof

Prove you paid PRSI /
Social Insurance / Super


How to Do this Fast

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4

Register to
Apply

Pay refundable €100 & see the docs we create. If happy, we submit to HMRC or give a refund.

You get Royal Mail proof.

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Above are YOUR tasks.
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Below are OUR tasks.

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After you pay us €100, we take some simple details from you.
We check the details for errors, warning flags and call you if any problems.

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Then we compile documents which we email you.

7

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You approve the documents or request a refund.

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We immediately print and send your application to HMRC.

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We send you a postage tracking number so you can verify where your application is in the UK post.

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Only when it's received by HMRC, do we charge you an ‘Application Fee’ (€500 incl 23% VAT)

11

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We send you regular updates until we receive your assessment from HMRC.

12

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Once we receive your Assessment from HMRC, we check all is correct before sending this to you. (It takes HMRC 8+ months to reply if you're in Europe, and 11+ months if you're not).

Only if the Assessment is POSITIVE, will we now charge you a ‘Success Fee’ of €400 (incl VAT). (Otherwise we refund all fees paid to date)

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We now guide you through the process of what you need to do, which years are cheapest for you to buy and how to proceed before the HMRC payment deadline expires. We also answer any questions you may have.

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At this point, you will then need to pay HMRC directly. We do not handle/manage any client funds intended for HMRC.

(Note that it typically takes an ADDITIONAL 12 months from when you pay HMRC for your voluntary contributions to be reflected on your National Insurance record)

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Most clients then retain us annually as their UK State Pension agent and to keep them updated on UK state pension changes that may impact you.

This also allows us to send you a statement annually as well as a reminder to pay HMRC so you don't lose a valuable year from your pension.
(We charge €149 / year incl 23% VAT for this optional service)

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Get a UK State Pension when you reach State Pension Age.

Did You Work for 1+ Years in the UK?