Does ESA end at age 65 or continue to your new pension age ?

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Rex
Rex Community member Posts: 2 Listener
If your state pension age is 66 does ESA continue to be paid until then ? The government website says it ends at age 65.

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  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Community member Posts: 2,621 Trailblazing
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    Hi Rex, ESA is payable until state pension age so if you reach state pension age at 66 then it is payable until the day before you are 66.
  • Rex
    Rex Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thank you for your reply. I was really worried about that..