Payment-free period

If you were born in the period from 1 January 1959 to 31 December 1975, you can pause payments into the early retirement scheme. This is called a payment-free period. 

If you were born on 1 January 1976 or later, you cannot opt for payment-free periods.  You can, however, pause your payments on certain conditions.

Read more about payment-free periods

Read about pausing early retirement contributions

Read about early retirement benefits