Part-time pension

You can receive part-time pension when you have reached the age of 61 and have transferred from full-time work to regular part-time work. The pension is

  • for an employed person, 50% of the difference between the standard earnings for full-time work and income for part-time work
  • for a self-employed person, 50% of the difference between the standard and halved confirmed YEL earnings.

The last cases of part-time pension will begin on the 1st of January, 2017.  Thereafter, the new option is partial old-age pension.

Example of part-time pension

Part-time pension

Standard earnings are calculated from the preceding five years' earnings.

How to apply for part-time pension