How do I claim a years-of-service pension?

You may qualify for a years-of-service pension if you have had done mental or physical work that requires great effort for at least 38 years (without interruptions) and your ability to work is reduced.

You can apply for a years-of-service pension if you have turned 63 , that is, if you were born in 1955 or later.

When you reach your retirement age, your years-of-service pension will automatically become an old-age pension. Ask your pension provider for an estimate of how much your years-of-service pension will be. You can also ask your pension provider for a preliminary decision about this pension. The preliminary decision is valid for 6 months.

You must apply for your years-of-service pension within one year of stopping your strenuous and wearing work.

Most pension providers offer an online application service (some also in English). Check if your own pension provider offers that service.

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If you own pension provider does not Apply for the years-of-service pension with form 2022e. To access the form, go to the footer or menu of Tyoelake.fi.  Attach your employer’s description of your work (form 7111e) and Medical Statement B (issued by your occupational health care) to your application. Medical Statement B includes information on the state of your health, the content of your work, and the mental or physical effort required in your work.