Please note that BAPA is not a branch or agency of the British state pensions department.
We are just a voluntary organisation that may be able to assist you with general enquiries.
Death of a pensioner
To report the death of a pensioner, write to:
Give them the name and address of the deceased and also the National Insurance Number, which you should be able to find on a bank statement. The number has the format ZN123456C. It is not essential to give them the number.
To contact the UK pension authorities
or to enquire about any pension matter, write to:
Enquiries regarding your state pension.
For preliminary information about your eligibility for a British state pension, go to our advice page pension-guidelines.htm and read about the state pension. If you wish to enquire about your eligibility for a UK pension, then have a look at our page, enquiry.htm, and use our proforma enquiry form, enquiry-form.pdf.
If you need any more information, or your enquiry covers something else, then:---
To ask BAPA for information about the state national insurance pension, email to
Subject: Pension Enquiry
Enquiries regarding your Public sector pension
**Note: The state pension is NOT a public sector pension. This type of pension is an occupational pension provided by a pension fund or scheme for civil servants, local government employees, policemen, teachers, nurses and doctors, and lots more. If you are not sure, ask us whether your pension comes from a public sector source.
To understand what are the special problems of Public sector pensions, go to
The Immoral Dimension
To enquire about a public sector pension, email to
Subject: Public Sector Pension Enquiry
Please note the disclaimer at the head of this page.
For general enquiries about frozen pensions and further information about BAPA, email to
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